Calling the Dead to Life | A Review of Lydia Davis's Can't and Won't --- Benjamin Woodard | Numéro Cinq
In Can’t and Won’t, Davis’s fifth collection, due out next month, the author continues to push the boundaries of narrative. The book is a remarkable, exhilarating beast: a collection that resumes the author’s overall style—rather short narratives, with the occasional longer piece—while simultaneously expanding her vision.