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George Saunders On What Makes A Great Short Story 29

What makes a story so powerful it can reach through time to become a classic? Novelist George Saunders is the recipient of the Man Booker Prize and many other literary honors, and he joins host Krys Boyd to discuss his book of seven essays about what makes great writing and how readers connect with a page of words. His latest book is “A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life.”

This episode originally aired on January 27, 2021.