Random House

9781984856029

STARRED REVIEW

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

Beloved author George Saunders teaches the masters in his new book, sharing invaluable insights into classic Russian short stories.

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Review of ‘A Swim in a Pond in the Rain’

George Saunders won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo and was a National Book Award finalist for his short story collection Tenth of December. But the acclaimed author has also taught for more than 20 years in Syracuse University’s prestigious MFA creative writing program. There, in a semester-long class,…

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