Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders’ 2017 Man Booker-shortlisted¬†Lincoln in the Bardo¬†is a striking, extraordinary assemblage of a story.¬† Saunders’ first novel – until this point he has published only short stories – collates voices and quotes and histories and characters and references to build up the story of the loss of Abraham Lincoln’s beloved son Willie.

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