from Steve Weddle
Perhaps George Saunders is a writer more talked about than read, as the saying goes. David Foster Wallace.Virginia Woolf. Thomas Pynchon.
Saunders's shorts have won many awards. Hell, maybe all the awards. And now his debut novel is out, and it hardly seems as if he's a debut novelist. He's already been the literati's poster boy for years, and I've enjoyed many of his stories so far. Nice to see LINCOLN IN THE BARDO getting love.
The AV Club liked the book
Vulture liked the book and talked to Saunders
My Goodreads friend Faith liked it
NPR said it was bizzare
UPDATE: Keith Rawson said a thing