George Saunders

George Saunders

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Liberation Day: Stories was the most recently released book by George Saunders, on January 1st, 2022.

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George Saunders Stats: The highest rated book by George Saunders on Book Notification is Tenth of December, a Collection. The second-highest rated book is Lincoln in the Bardo, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by George Saunders on Book Notification is Lincoln in the Bardo, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Tenth of December, a Collection.

Below is a complete list of George Saunders books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of George Saunders Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
What Are You Looking At?
2003
2
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection
2004
3
The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories
2004
4
The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers
2005
5
Feeling Very Strange
2006
6
The Best American Travel Writing 2007
2007
7
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story
2007
8
Not Normal, Illinois
2009
9
Dedicated to the People of Darfur
2009
10
The Secret History of Science Fiction
2009
11
The Legacy of David Foster Wallace
2012
12
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2012
2012
13
The Best American Short Stories 2012
2012
14
Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters, "Found" Texts, and Other Fraudulent Artifacts
2012
15
Life Is Short – Art Is Shorter: In Praise of Brevity
2015
16
What We Do Now: Standing Up For Your Values in Trump's America
2017
17
8
Fight of the Century
2020
18
Growing Up Chicago
2022
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George Saunders: Biography

George Saunders was born on December 2nd, 1958 and is currently 65 years old. George Saunders was born in Amarillo, Texas, USA. Saunders attended Colorado School of Mines where he received a B.Sc. and Syracuse University where he received an M.A.

George Saunders is the author of the George Saunders Short Story Collections series which currently consists of 6 novels. The George Saunders Short Story Collections series started in 1996 with the novel CivilWarLand in Bad Decline. The most recently released novel in the George Saunders Short Story Collections series was Liberation Day: Stories which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the George Saunders Short Story Collections series.

George Saunders was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2006 for satirizing and making the moral quandaries Americans face today more relatable.

George has been a professor of creative writing at Syracuse Universe.

His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire, and many other publications.

George has worked a technical writer and geophysical engineer at Radian International in Rochester, New York.

George Saunders: Awards & Accolades

George Saunders won the Library of Congress Prizes, American Fiction, in 2023.

Saunders' books have also won multiple awards, Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2004. CommComm won the World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction, in 2006. Lincoln in the Bardo won the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 2017 as well as the Audie Award - Audiobook of the Year in 2018.

The following novels by George Saunders were also nominated for these awards:

  • The Red Bow: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (2003).
  • Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2005).
  • Home: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (2011).
  • Tenth of December: Goodreads Awards, Best Fiction (2013). National Book Awards, Best Fiction (2013).
  • Lincoln in the Bardo: Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction (2017). Audie Award, Best Multi-Voiced Performance Award (2018).
  • A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: Goodreads Awards, Best Nonfiction (2021).
  • Liberation Day: Stories: Los Angeles Times Book Prize, The Ray Bradbury Prize (2022).

George Saunders: Lists & Other Mentions

  • Liberation Day: Stories was a New York Times: 100 Notable Books in 2022.

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George Saunders: F.A.Q

When was George Saunders Born? How old is George Saunders?

George Saunders was born on December 2nd, 1958. George Saunders is currently 65 years old.

Where was George Saunders Born?

George Saunders was born in Amarillo, Texas, USA and is American.

What awards has George Saunders won?

George Saunders has won the following awards: American Fiction at the Library of Congress Prizes (2023).

What book awards has George Saunders won?

Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2004).
CommComm: World Fantasy Award Short Fiction (2006).
Lincoln in the Bardo: Booker Prize Best Fiction Book (2017), Audie Award Audiobook of the Year (2018).

What was the first book George Saunders wrote?

The first novel written by George Saunders was CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, published in 1996.

What was the most recent book George Saunders wrote?

His most recently released work was Liberation Day: Stories on January 1st, 2022.

Will there be any more books by George Saunders?

George Saunders does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has George Saunders written?

George Saunders has written 15 books. 4 Standalone Novels, 3 Short Stories/Novellas, 6 books in the Short Story Collections, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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