Foucault translator has new book

There’s a nice profile of Lydia Davis, who has translated some of Foucault’s pieces (eg., Polemics, Politics and Problematizations) in the New York Times.

Her new book is called Varieties of Disturbance.

Her belief that language is both the subject and the medium of fiction has not led her, as we might expect, into solipsistic echo chambers, but into new worlds.

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