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George Saunders

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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. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University.

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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
Stories and a Novella
Written by George Saunders
Introduction by Joshua Ferris


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 64 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.

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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

Three months after George Saunders gave a convocation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why? Because Saunders’s words... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Fox 8: A Story

Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 21 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $0.99

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Tenth of December
Stories
Written by George Saunders


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

Selected for common reading at Colgate University

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • New York...
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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Tenth of December
Stories
Written by George Saunders


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $26.00

Selected for common reading at Colgate University
Finalist, National Book Award


One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection yet.

In the taut opener, “Victory Lap,” a boy... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Tenth of December
Stories
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Written by Mark Twain
Introduction by George Saunders


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 14, 2001
Price: $7.00

“All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn,” Ernest Hemingway wrote. “It’s the best book we’ve had.” A complex masterpiece that has spawned volumes of scholarly exegesis and interpretative theories, it is at heart a compelling adventure story. Huck, in flight from his murderous father... Read more >
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