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The stories are wonderfully written and form a cohesive work that is greatly rewarding.
George Saunders' "In persuasion nation" is a collection of stories so funny that it is impossible to feel sad after reading it.
Saunders adds to this disconcerting effect by stringing together words and sentences that I found utterly confusing.
To me the weakest (by one star, and primarily because of the title piece) of Saunders' four story collections but even so the choice nuggets are always present and always worth... Read morePublished 1 month ago by fov books
This book had me reacting out-loud and writing all over it. Really makes you think, and laugh while you're at it. One of my favorites.Published 3 months ago by Camille
IN PERSUASION NATION is the third collection of stories by George Saunders that I have read. The other collections, Tenth of December: Stories, which published in 2013, and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ethan Cooper
There is no doubt that Saunders puts together amazing stories. This collection is fantasy in the unreal world of advertising/consumerism. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gary
It was ok. For me a little over the top cynically. Got other great reviews and can see that for some.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
One of those authors who seems to think of 'cool' situations that should be in a story, and then writes around them. Also, has a heavy hand with his views. Read morePublished 5 months ago by aeci
If you like the work of George Saunders and are not freaked out by his disturbing, poignant, post-modern landscape, you will enjoy this collection as it is more of the same. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Linda Lee McDonald
George Saunders is a beautiful phenomenon that somehow is also human and hilarious, an outsider looking in, full of pathos and empathy for all! Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. Tuite