George Saunders is the author of nine books, including the novel Lincoln in the Bardo, which won the 2017 Booker Prize.

He has also written two 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 2013 he was awarded the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and was included in Time’s list of the one hundred most influential people in the world.

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