Lydia Davis: Reading 'Goodbye Louise'

September 24, 2014 11:29 AM

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Lydia Davis: Reading 'Goodbye Louise'

"Linda, Lyidia, Lindon, Lyda..." The acclaimed American short story writer Lydia Davis reads an ongoing piece of writing - 'a false autobiography' - of mistakes made about her name and profession. It's funny!

In this video Lydia Davis (b. 1947) reads "Goodbye Louise, Or Who I Am", a self-invented genre, which has not yet been included in any book. It is an ongoing piece of writing which Davis calls "a false autobiography" because it is supposed to collect information about her, but the information is wro...

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