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Samuel Johnson Is Indignant

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Samuel Johnson Is Indignant

By Lydia Davis

McSweeney's, Hardcover, 9780970335593, 201pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2001

Description

One of the Village Voice's 25 Favorite Books and the ALA's 2002 Notable Books, this collection of 56 stories is like nothing else. By which we mean: there is nothing else like this. Lydia Davis makes simple things complicated and complicated things simple, and it is all amazing to behold.