On ‘Can’t and Won’t’ by Lydia Davis

NPR.org, May 13, 2014,┬áListen on All Things Considered   In “Notes During Long Phone Conversation With Mother,” a woman listening to her mother express a desire for a cotton summer dress doodles variations of “cotton”: “nottoc,” “coontt,” “toonct,” “tocton,” almost palpably driving her pen into the pad. What is happening here? The word “cotton” disintegratesContinue reading “On ‘Can’t and Won’t’ by Lydia Davis”