George Saunders gives a short-story master class | Curio

George Saunders gives a short-story master class

10 mins | Jan 13, 2021

A succinct review of the Booker-winning author's new book. In The Wall Street Journal, Connor Goodwin reviews George Saunders' latest release, "A Swim in a Pond in the Rain", where the American author follows stories with "an essay in which he holds the reader’s hand through a close-reading analysis. Eschewing fussy, somewhat abstract terms like 'theme,' 'plot' and 'structure,' Saunders’s literary analysis of each story is dressed down and conversational, often populated with tables sequencing action and charts comparing characters."

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From The Wall Street Journal