Samuel Johnson Is Indignant (Hardcover)

By Lydia Davis

McSweeney's, 9780970335593, 201pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2001



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.