Readings from Lucia Berlin's A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN, with Lydia Davis, August Kleinzhaler, Stephen Emerson, and Dave Cullen

A MNAUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN compiles the best work of the wildly talented, widely underknown American writer Lucia Berlin, whose short stories craft quotidien miracles, uncovering moments of grace in the Laundromats and switchboard operators of the American Southwest. “Perhaps, with the present collection,” writes Lydia Davis, Lucia Berlin will begin to gain the attention she deserves.”