George Saunders

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General Information

Name: George Saunders

Pen Name: None

Born: 1958 in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Saunders was born and raised on the southside of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

  • CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Riverhead Trade, 1997
  • Pastoralia, Riverhead Trade, 2001
  • The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, Villard Books, 2000
  • The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, Riverhead Trade, 2005
  • In Persuasion Nation, Riverhead Trade, 2007
  • The Braindead Megaphone, Riverhead Trade, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip

ISBN: 0965047628
Release Date: 2000

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The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil

ISBN: 1594481520
Release Date: 2005-09-06

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In Persuasion Nation

ISBN: 159448242X
Release Date: 2007-03-06

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The Braindead Megaphone

ISBN: 159448256X
Release Date: 2007-09-04

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Literary Awards

MacArthur Fellowship;Guggenheim Fellowship;Lannan Fellowship;O'Henry

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

George Saunders on WorldCat

George Saunders on Amazon


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