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Beloved Short Story Writer George Saunders On His First Novel

George Saunders is so well known in the literary world, and has received accolade after accolade for his writing, so it may be surprising to know he just published his first novel. Lincoln in the Bardo starts with the story of the 16th president visiting his son’s grave, and in true Saunders style, the narrative and the presentation take the reader on a unique journey. 

Morning Shift talks to Saunders about the debut novel he’s published at the age of 58 as well as his take on the Trump administration and how it came to be. 

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