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How Stories Work – George Saunders’ Masterclass in Writing and in Life

George Saunders in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

69 mins watch time

History, Art and Culture

What makes great stories work? What can they tell us about our world today? How can they make us better readers and how can we write them ourselves? George Saunders is one of the undisputed masters of American letters; a novelist, storyteller and essayist whose wisdom and insight have been rewarded with the highest accolades in literature. 

In this conversation with Hannah MacInnes, George delves into his remarkable oeuvre and reflects upon the strangeness of our times with the moral, philosophical, satirical  and tragicomic poise that has defined his literary career to date.