I Hear You're Rich

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'The writer who saved my life -- or my soul.' Merve Emre, The New Yorker

'A true living hero of the American avant-garde.' Jonathan Franzen

'One of the very few contemporary prose writers who seem to be doing something independent, energetic, heartfelt.' Lydia Davis

A new collection of stories from the 'godmother of flash fiction' (The Paris Review).

In Williams' stories, life is newly alive and dangerous; whether she is writing about an affair, a request for money, an afternoon in a garden, or the simple act of carrying a cake from one room to the next, she offers us beautiful and unsettling new ways of seeing everyday life.

In perfectly honed sentences, with a sly and occasionally wild wit, Williams shows us how any moment of any day can open onto disappointment, pleasure, and possibility.