We live the a world usually between the mundane and the absurd. Except that sometimes, it's hard to tell which is which. George Saunders, in his brilliant short stories, helps us all to navigate that landscape. Whether it's the talons of corporate culture, the underside of capitalism or simply the way we treat each other, Saunders finds the poetry that allows us to see the truth in a well crafted sentence.
The New York Times Magazine said about his current collection of stories,Tenth of December, “the best book you will read this year."
My conversation with George Saunders: