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Lydia Davis Won the 2013 Man Booker

Lydia Davis wins the 2013 Man Booker International Prize - peoplewhowrite

Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis has beat out nine bestselling and highly respected authors to win the 2013 Man Booker International Prize worth £60,000. An award-winning translator of the literature of Marcel Proust and Gustave Flaubert, Davis has earned accolades for her own writing which constitutes short story collections and one novel.  The Booker website quotes What is the What? author Dave Eggers as saying “[Davis’ work] blows the roof off of so many of our assumptions about what constitutes short fiction.”

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