George Saunders

Finalist, 2013 National Book Awards

MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow George Saunders is the acclaimed author of several collections of short stories, including Pastoralia and CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, as well as a collection of essays and a book for children. His most recent story collection, Tenth of December was a widely praised New York Times Bestseller.  In 2013, Saunders won the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story and was also named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.
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Tenth of December

The Tenth of December by George Saunders book cover
ISBN 9780812993806 Random House
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George Saunders reads from Tenth of December, 2013 NBA Finalists Reading

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George Saunders

MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow George Saunders is the acclaimed author of several collections of short stories, including Pastoralia and CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, as well as a collection of essays and a book for children. His most recent story collection, Tenth of December was a widely praised New York Times Bestseller.  In 2013, Saunders won the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story and was also named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.

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