ByWin Bassett

Win is a writer, lawyer, and seminarian at Yale whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Paris Review Daily, and others. Follow him on Twitter.

  1. Lydia Davis recently won this year's Man Booker International Prize, and a pavement-born wave of clammy guilt and embarrassment washed over me because I wasn’t familiar with her works. I bookmarked a few of her pieces published on various literary journal websites to add to the ever-growing and overgrowing list of essays, poems, and short stories that I hoard. The act of adding another work to the list makes me feel productive, comfortable, and…