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Lydia Davis won the Man Booker International Prize in 2013. Her new collection of stories is Can’t and Won’t. “Few writers now working make the words on the page matter more,” wrote Jonathan Franzen. Jean Echenoz won France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt for I’m Gone. His new novel is 1914. “Again and again we pause to savor the richness of Echenoz’s startling, crystalline observations,” wrote Lydia Davis. “Never a dull moment!”