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George Saunders (1) (1958–)

Auteur de Lincoln in the Bardo

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44+ oeuvres 20,354 utilisateurs 869 critiques 91 Favoris

A propos de l'auteur

George Saunders is the author of CivilWarLand in Bad Decline and Pastoralia. (Publisher Provided) George Saunders was born in Amarillo, Texas on December 2, 1958. He received a bachelor's degree in geophysical engineering and a master's degree in creative writing from Syracuse University. He is a afficher plus professor at Syracuse University and a writer of short stories, essays, novellas, and children's books. He won the National Magazine Award for fiction in 1994, 1996, 2000, and 2004 His books include CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, In Persuasion Nation, and Tenth of December: Stories, which won the inaugural Folio Prize in 2014. His debut novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, received the Man Booker Prize in 2017. (Bowker Author Biography) afficher moins

Œuvres de George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo (2017) 5,765 exemplaires
Dix décembre (2013) 3,804 exemplaires
In Persuasion Nation (2006) 1,089 exemplaires
The Braindead Megaphone (2007) 769 exemplaires
Fox 8 {story} (2013) 593 exemplaires
Liberation Day: Stories (2022) 492 exemplaires

Oeuvres associées

The Collected Stories (1994) — Introduction, quelques éditions938 exemplaires
My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead (2008) — Contributeur — 760 exemplaires
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2006 (2006) — Contributeur — 757 exemplaires
The Book of Other People (2008) — Contributeur — 736 exemplaires
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (2005) — Contributeur — 693 exemplaires
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2005 (2005) — Contributeur — 616 exemplaires
The Best American Short Stories 2008 (2008) — Contributeur — 566 exemplaires
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008 (2008) — Contributeur — 467 exemplaires
The Best American Short Stories 2012 (2012) — Contributeur — 357 exemplaires
The Best American Short Stories 2011 (2011) — Contributeur — 346 exemplaires
Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology (2006) — Contributeur — 306 exemplaires
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010 (2010) — Contributeur — 301 exemplaires
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (2015) — Contributeur — 278 exemplaires
The Best American Short Stories 2013 (2013) — Contributeur — 273 exemplaires
The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories (2004) — Contributeur — 262 exemplaires
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection (2004) — Contributeur — 233 exemplaires
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (2007) — Contributeur — 211 exemplaires
The Best American Travel Writing 2006 (2006) — Contributeur — 205 exemplaires
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 (2012) — Contributeur — 198 exemplaires
The Secret History of Science Fiction (2009) — Contributeur — 196 exemplaires
McSweeney's Issue 4: Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying (2000) — Contributeur — 163 exemplaires
The Best American Travel Writing 2007 (2007) — Contributeur — 159 exemplaires
Granta 108: Chicago (2009) — Contributeur — 141 exemplaires
The Best of McSweeney's {complete} (1800) — Contributeur — 141 exemplaires
An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine (2000) — Contributeur — 131 exemplaires
The Best American Short Stories 2021 (2021) — Contributeur — 124 exemplaires
Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards (2001) — Contributeur — 123 exemplaires
The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction (2008) — Contributeur — 122 exemplaires
Science Fiction: The Best of 2003 (2004) — Contributeur — 120 exemplaires
Burned Children of America (2001) — Contributeur — 120 exemplaires
Invaders: 22 Tales from the Outer Limits of Literature (2016) — Contributeur — 110 exemplaires
Prize Stories 1997: The O. Henry Awards (1997) — Contributeur — 97 exemplaires
American Fantastic Tales: Boxed Set (2009) — Contributeur — 92 exemplaires
Fantasy: The Best of the Year, 2006 Edition (2006) — Contributeur — 85 exemplaires
The Best American Magazine Writing 2004 (2004) — Contributeur — 82 exemplaires
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017 (2017) — Contributeur — 81 exemplaires
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2012 Edition (2013) — Contributeur — 71 exemplaires
Extreme Fiction: Fabulists and Formalists (2003) — Contributeur — 51 exemplaires
The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story (2021) — Contributeur — 50 exemplaires
Escape: Stories of Getting Away (2002) — Contributeur — 26 exemplaires
The Best American Magazine Writing 2000 (2000) — Contributeur — 26 exemplaires
The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 (2017) — Contributeur — 24 exemplaires
A Manner of Being: Writers on Their Mentors (2015) — Contributeur — 12 exemplaires

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Partage des connaissances

Date de naissance
1958-12-02
Sexe
male
Nationalité
USA
Lieu de naissance
Amarillo, Texas, USA
Lieux de résidence
Amarillo, Texas, USA
Golden, Colorado, USA
Syracuse, New York, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rochester, New York, USA
Études
Colorado School of Mines (B.S.|Geophysical Engineering)
Syracuse University (M.A.|Creative Writing)
Professions
geophysical engineer
technical writer
Organisations
Harvard Lampoon, Honorary Membership
Prix et distinctions
MacArthur Fellowship (2006)
Guggenheim Fellowship (2006)
Harvard Lampoon Good American Satirist Award (2002)
Lannen Foundation Fellowship (2002)
Syracuse University Fellow (1986-1988)
O. Henry Award, Third Prize (1999) (for "Sea Oak", The New Yorker, December 28, 1998 & January 4, 1999) (tout afficher 11)
O. Henry Award, Third Prize (1998) (for "Winky", The New Yorker, July 28, 1997)
O. Henry Award, Second Prize (1997) (for "The Falls", The New Yorker, January 22, 1996)
Syracuse University Graduate Teaching Award (2000)
Lannan Literary Fellowship (2001)
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award (Literature, 2009)
Courte biographie
George Saunders (born December 2, 1958) is an American writer of short stories, essays, novellas, children's books, and novels. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, and GQ. He also contributed a weekly column, American Psyche, to the weekend magazine of The Guardian between 2006 and 2008.

A professor at Syracuse University, Saunders won the National Magazine Award for fiction in 1994, 1996, 2000, and 2004, and second prize in the O. Henry Awards in 1997. His first story collection, CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, was a finalist for the 1996 PEN/Hemingway Award. In 2006 Saunders received a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2006 he won the World Fantasy Award for his short story "CommComm".

His story collection In Persuasion Nation was a finalist for the Story Prize in 2007. In 2013, he won the PEN/Malamud Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Saunders's Tenth of December: Stories won the 2013 Story Prize for short-story collections and the inaugural (2014) Folio Prize. His novel Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury Publishing) won the 2017 Man Booker Prize.

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En dehors du côté « gentillet » de ce tout petit livre, reste que son propos et son ton léger méritent de s’y attarder

Un bon conseil d’une généreuse simplicité
 
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Statistiques

Œuvres
44
Aussi par
53
Membres
20,354
Popularité
#1,066
Évaluation
3.9
Critiques
869
ISBN
287
Langues
20
Favoris
91

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