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Saunders, George 1958-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 217 publications in 12 languages and 10,964 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Political fiction  Radio programs  Literary readings (Radio programs)  Short stories, American  Juvenile works  Guidebooks  Essays  Humor 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PS3569.A7897,
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Tenth of December : stories by George Saunders( Book )
28 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,870 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories which includes "Home," a wryly whimsical account of a soldier's return from war; "Victory lap," a tale about an inventive abduction attempt; and the title story, in which a suicidal cancer patient saves the life of a young misfit
Pastoralia : stories by George Saunders( Book )
40 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Named by The New Yorker one of the Twenty Best American Fiction Writers Under Forty, George Saunders has been recognized as a visionary storyteller with a hypnotic style. Critics have placed him in the tradition of Kurt Vonnegut, Mark Twain, and Thomas Pynchon -- "a savage satirist with a sentimental streak," said The New York Times. These stories bring greater wisdom and maturity to the worldview he established with his first collection, and leave little doubt that he has found a place in modern fiction all his own
The very persistent gappers of Frip by George Saunders( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
Gappers will get your goat. Literally. If you don't brush them off and return them to the ocean, whence they arrive every day, these bright orange, many-eyed creatures will cover your goats, and the goats will stop giving milk
CivilWarLand in bad decline : stories and a novella by George Saunders( Book )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 991 libraries worldwide
A novella and short stories on a future America, a land of corporate hypocrisy, violence and pollution. Trendy attractions include pickled babies and cows with plexiglass sides, so you can see the milk made, people buy other people's more interesting memories for downloading into their heads
In persuasion nation : stories by George Saunders( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
This new collection of stories--his best work yet--comes from the acclaimed and mind-bendingly hilarious George Saunders
Congratulations, by the way : some thoughts on kindness by George Saunders( Book )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 872 libraries worldwide
Drawing on his well-received convocation address at Syracuse University, one of today's most influential and original writers shows how to lead a kinder, more fulfilling life
The braindead megaphone : essays by George Saunders( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 750 libraries worldwide
George Saunders's first foray into nonfiction is comprised of essays on literature, travel, and politics. At the core of this unique collection are Saunders's travel essays based on his trips to seek out the mysteries of the "Buddha Boy" of Nepal; to attempt to indulge in the extravagant pleasures of Dubai; and to join the exploits of the minutemen at the Mexican border. Saunders expertly navigates the works of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Esther Forbes, and leads the reader across the rocky political landscape of modern America. Emblazoned with his trademark wit and singular vision, Saunders's endeavor into the art of the essay is testament to his exceptional range and ability as a writer and thinker
Tenth of December stories by George Saunders( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection yet
The brief and frightening reign of Phil by George Saunders( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Welcome to Inner Horner a country so small it can only accommodate one person at a time, while six other persons must wait their turn to get in. When Inner Horner shrinks even more their neighbor country declares an invasion
Congratulations, by the way : some thoughts on kindness by George Saunders( file )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
From George Saunders, the bestselling author of Tenth of December, comes a powerful and inspiring meditation on kindness, based on his hugely popular commencement address. In May 2013, George Saunders gave an eight-minute convocation address at Syracuse University. Three months later, a transcript of the speech was published on The New York Times website and went viral, becoming the site's most emailed article for a full week
Chicago ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Prize stories, 1999 : the O. Henry awards ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
De zeer volhardende gappers van Frip by George Saunders( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 32 libraries worldwide
In het dorpje Frip heeft men veel last van zogenaamde gappers, die zich vastklitten aan de geiten. Hoe komen de dorpsbewoners van ze af? Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
Xiao mo guai nian ba da by George Saunders( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Gappers will get your goat. Literally. If you don't brush them off and return them to the ocean, whence they arrive every day, these bright orange, many-eyed creatures will cover your goats, and the goats will stop giving milk
I tenacissimi sgrinfi di Frip by George Saunders( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Chi sono gli sgrinfi? Sono esserini sferici di un bell'arancione brillante che vivono in fondo al mare e nutrono una smodata passione per le capre. Ecco perché ogni giorno escono dall'acqua e vanno in cerca di quelle appartenti agli abitanti di Frip. Peccato che le capre siano terrorizzate dagli assalti delle strane creature, e smettano di dare latte. (fonte: ibs.it)
American classics ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
From powerful and moving to knee-knocking suspense and troubled love, these darkly comic tales of lives on the edge represent some of the best of recent seasons of the hit public radio series Selected Shorts. Performances recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City and on tour around the country
I can speak! : Erzählungen by George Saunders( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 11 libraries worldwide
-- The Nation "Saunders is a hilarious, wicked, and pitch-perfect satirist of our times, of course, but for a satirist he has a whole lot of heart."--Esquire From the author of Tenth of December
Bengodi e altri racconti by George Saunders( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 8 libraries worldwide
12-wŏl 10-il = Tenth of December by George Saunders( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Korean and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Fox 8 a story by George Saunders( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until Fox 8 develops a unique skill: He teaches himself to speak "Yuman" by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to children's bedtime stories. The power of language fuels his abundant curiosity about people--even after "danjur" arrives in the form of a new shopping mall that cuts off his food supply, sending Fox 8 on a harrowing quest to help save his pack
 
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Alternative Names
George Saunders Amerikaans schrijver
George Saunders écrivain américain
George Saunders scrittore e saggista statunitense
George Saunders US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Saunders, George
Сондерс, Джордж
ג'ורג' סנדרס
סונדרס, ג'ורג' 1958-
جورج ساندرز
ਜਾਰਜ ਸਾਂਡਰਸ
손더스, 조지 1958-
ソウンダース, ジョージ
ソーンダーズ, ジョージ
Languages
English (133)
Italian (19)
German (9)
Spanish (8)
French (4)
Catalan (4)
Dutch (4)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (2)
Korean (1)
Hebrew (1)
Czech (1)
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