Duke University Linguistics Program

George Saunders

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“Not since Twain has America produced a satirist this funny.” ~ ZADIE SMITH

Author George Saunders will give a reading Tuesday Feb. 4th at 7 pm, in the FHI Garage. 

Saunders is one of Time's "100 Most Influential People in the World," and a MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow.  His writing has been described as "wonderfully demented," "ferocious and very funny," and "a Mark Twain-style shot in the arm." 


Read a short story by George Saunders on his website.


Free and open to the public; reception and book sales follow.  Sponsored by the English Department and the Blackburn Fund.

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