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The View from the South Side, 1970

George Saunders

‘On a clear night you could see Chicago.’

George Saunders

George Saunders is the author of nine books, including Tenth of December and Lincoln in the Bardo. 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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