In Persuasion Nation
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From the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the 2017 Man Booker Prize winner Lincoln in the Bardo

Talking candy bars, baby geniuses, disappointed mothers, castrated dogs, interned teenagers, and moral fables - all in this hilarious and heartbreaking collection by George Saunders, this generation's literary voice of wisdom and humour, for a time when we need it most.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 194g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New Edition
  • 1408892669
  • 9781408892664
  • 415,984

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`An American short-story writer of intimidating talent' * Zadie Smith * `Graceful, dark, authentic and funny' * Thomas Pynchon * `Dark, concerned, confused and funny, all at the same time ... Like so much of Saunders' brilliant, crazy writing it's relevant, but not too relevant' * The Times * `You do not read Saunders' stories so much as watch them detonate on the page in front of you, like a firecracker some joker has slipped into your pudding' * New Statesman *
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About George Saunders

George Saunders is the author of nine books, including Lincoln in the Bardo, winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize.Tenth of December was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the inaugural Folio Prize. He has received MacArthur and Guggenheim fellowships and the PEN/Malamud Prize for excellence in the short story, and was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2013, he was named one of the world's 100 most influential people by Time magazine. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University.
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