George Saunders

George Saunders (born December 2, 1958) is an American writer of short stories, essays, novellas and children's books. 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 until October 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.
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  • Can Your Brand Benefit from Digital Detox?

    … Lewis, George Saunders, Judd Apatow, and others have signed on. This fits my definition of a detox on two fronts. The first, obviously, is the lack of brand messaging on its packaging. Second, by giving its customers something interesting to read, those customers just might put down their cellphones and tablets while they eat. In other words…

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