VIDEO: Lydia Davis Reads “Goodbye Louise”

In the above video, from Louisiana Channel, Lydia Davis reads one of her characteristically innovative and quietly humorous pieces titled “Goodbye Louise.” Davis says the piece hasn’t been published because it is an ongoing collection of all the times people have mistakenly addressed her (“Linda, Lyidia, Lindon,” etc.).

The reading was filmed in August during the Louisiana Literature Festival at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark. Check out Louisiana Channel for lots of other interesting literary and arts videos.

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