Saunders is a master of the failed, pathetic Everyman, as one narrates each story in Civilwarland in Bad Decline.
This collection of short stories presents a strong and unique voice, wonderful composition, and a genuine sweetness missing in other "modern" works.
There are so many MFA programs out there now, that it seems like more people write short stories than read them.
I didn't really get it. Supposed to be satire and obviously a take on the problems in the USA. Sorry not for me, definitely not the best book that I've ever read.Published 18 days ago by Tim Whetnall
Wow, that's depressing. But what a read! If your life feels difficult, it will cheer you up just thinking about how grim these poor characters have it. Mr. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Fesenjen
George Saunders's work is unique and wonderful. I don't usually like short stories that much, but these are fantastic.Published 3 months ago by abc
Short, sweet, funny, delightful satire. Absurd truth. Verisimilitude. An album of American folks, a picture of America. A quick read with hours of contemplation. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Joshua Bigley
Please read everything by this very funny amazing writerPublished 5 months ago by larry fitzpatrick