” I started writing the one-sentence stories when I was translating ‘Swann’s Way.’ There were two reasons. I had almost no time to do my own writing, but didn’t want to stop. And it was a reaction to Proust’s very long sentences. “


” I follow my interests pretty – I don’t like the word ‘intuitively.’ I follow them in a kind of natural way, without questioning them too much. “


” I always interrupt work with other work, either in a small way or big way, so that’s normal. “


” All of the little entries in ‘The Cows’ were written in an irregular way. There might be one or two done one day, and then two weeks might go by or four weeks, and then they were put in an order or sequence. “



All 4 Lydia Davis Quotes about Way in picture


I started writing the one-sentence stories when I was translating
I follow my interests pretty - I don
I always interrupt work with other work, either in a small way or big way, so that
All of the little entries in

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