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George Saunders

George Saunders is the author of eight books, including the story collections Pastoralia and Tenth of December, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. He has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Guggenheim Foundation. In 2006 he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2013 he was awarded the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story and was included in Time’s list of the one hundred most influential people in the world. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University.

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Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Random House | Hardcover | April 2014
$14.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9627-2 (0-8129-9627-5)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation 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?... Read more






Tenth of December
Written by George Saunders
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8425-5 (0-8129-8425-0)

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 • The Telegraph • BuzzFeed...
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Tenth of December
Written by George Saunders
Random House | Hardcover | January 2013
$26.00/29.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9380-6 (0-8129-9380-2)

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 • The Telegraph • BuzzFeed... Read more






The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
Written by George Saunders, Illustrated by Lane Smith
Random House | Hardcover | November 24, 2015
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8963-2 (0-8129-8963-5)

From the bestselling author of Tenth of December comes a splendid new edition of his acclaimed collaboration with the illustrator behind The Stinky Cheese Man and James and the Giant Peach! Featuring fifty-two haunting and hilarious images, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip is a modern fable for people of all... Read more






Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by George Saunders
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | August 2001
$8.00/10.50(Canada) | 978-0-375-75737-2 (0-375-75737-6)

Introduction by George Saunders
Commentary by Thomas Perry Sergeant, Bernard DeVoto, Clifton Fadiman, T. S. Eliot, and Leo Marx
 
“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 spawned controversy right from...

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