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Read the American short stories George Saunders thinks will stand the test of time.

There’s so much contemporary fiction released every day, it’s hard to keep track—and it’s hard to know which works will still be remembered in a year and which will slip into obscurity. Luckily, we have George Saunders to guide us. In an interview with Los Angeles Review of Books, Saunders was... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-05 16:37:34 UTC ]
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How to Read an Artichoke: On George Saunders’s “A Swim in a Pond in the Rain”

WELCOME TO MAN BOOKER PRIZE winner George Saunders’s classroom at Syracuse University. More specifically, to one in the graduate MFA Creative Writing program where he has taught for more than 20 years. During that time, one of his favorite courses has been a study of the 19th-century Russian... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-01-14 13:30:19 UTC ]
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The cast for George Saunders’ new audiobook is very cool.

George Saunders’ new book, A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life, is out next month and promises to be a literary master class on the short story. Drawing from his teaching career at Syracuse’s MFA program, Saunders walks readers... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 17:00:15 UTC ]
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The Essential Steven Millhauser: Where to Start With An Underrated American Master

Steven Millhauser: Pulitzer Prize winner. Certified Writer’s Writer. Big in France. Reported Ping-Pong champ. A master short story writer who never quite seems to get his due. George Saunders before George Saunders, though sans the gooey center. Lit Hub’s own Jonny Diamond recently called him... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-03 08:49:28 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Prominent writers back Kamila Shamsie after German literary prize withdrawn

Over 250 writers including Sally Rooney, Jeanette Winterson and George Saunders have thrown their support behind novelist Kamila Shamsie after a German literary prize was rescinded due to her support of an Israel boycott. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 11:12:04 UTC ]
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The English Patient crowned Golden Man Booker winner

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (Bloomsbury) has triumphed over competition from the likes of Hilary Mantel and George Saunders to be crowned the best Man Booker Prize winner of the last 50 years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Tops 2018 Audie Awards for Random House

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders was named Audiobook of the year at the annual Audie Awards, presented by the Audio Publishers Association in the US. The post George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Tops 2018 Audie Awards for Random House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel, Saunders, Ondaatje make Man Booker 'Golden Five'

George Saunders, Hilary Mantel and Michael Ondaatje are among the names to have been shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker Prize, created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the coveted literary award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders has become the second American author to win the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders is bookmaker's favorite to win the Man Booker Prize

The winner of the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious literary awards, will be announced Tuesday afternoon, and American author George Saunders is the odds-on favorite to take it home. The Guardian reports that Saunders’ “Lincoln in the Bardo,” a novel about Abraham Lincoln... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies tip Mozley and Saunders for Booker

Indie booksellers are divided on who they think will take home the Man Booker Prize, with a few backing fellow bookseller Fiona Mozley for her debut Elmet (JM Originals), while others have hinted they are expecting Ali Smith or George Saunders to claim the prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do you win the Man Booker prize? Move to New York or London | Lucy Diver

The prize used to champion unknowns and outsiders. But a 2014 rule change has cemented the neo-colonial cultural dominance of the US and the UKThe upstairs room of an indie bookstore. A book launch for a local author. Crisps and wine are being handed out, a buzz is in the air, congratulations... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why serious literary fiction like Ishiguro’s is vital in times like these | Alice O’Keeffe

In our digital age, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel prize is a reminder that it is still novels that ask the biggest questionsIt’s always entertaining to observe the interaction between the news media and a writer who has just won the Nobel prize. The all-time best was obviously Doris Lessing, who when... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize shortlist includes some surprises

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize, considered one of the most prestigious fiction awards in the world, was revealed Wednesday. Three American authors made the cut from the longlist: George Saunders, for “Lincoln in the Bardo”; Paul Auster, for his novel “4 3 2 1”; and Emily Fridlund for... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist Announced

The Man Booker Prize has announced its shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and it includes books by Paul Auster and George Saunders. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roy, Barry and Smith make Man Booker longlist

Novels by Arundhati Roy, George Saunders, Sebastian Barry and Zadie Smith have been longlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read the First Six Pages of the New Issue of the Award-Winning Comic Pope Hats

I’ve raved before—to friends, to co-workers, and to Slate readers—about Ethan Rilly’s beautiful and subversive comic book Pope Hats. Issue No. 5, coming soon, is the longest and most fascinating installment yet. Returning to the friendship of neurotic law clerk Frances and actress-on-the-rise... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders | 'My goal is not to be smart, not to show off, but to move my reader'

The Folio Prize-winning writer takes a single moment from american history and conjures his spellbinding first full-length fiction Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond Reading: Saunders's 'Lincoln in the Bardo' Goes VR

Reading is an engrossing and transportive experience. But what if a book could be made even more immersive? George Saunders and actor and screenwriter Graham Sack may have found one answer: virtual reality. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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