George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo: Book club and discussion.

The Pain of Being Alive and Being Dead in George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo

The Pain of Being Alive and Being Dead in George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo

Discussing new and classic works.
May 1 2017 11:28 AM

The Audio Book Club Joins Lincoln in the Bardo

Slate critics debate George Saunders’ curious novelistic debut.

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Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.

Nora Caplan-Bricker is a contributing writer for DoubleX. Follow her on Twitter

Meghan O'Rourke is Slate’s culture critic and an advisory editor. She was previously an editor at the New Yorker. The Long Goodbye, a memoir about her mother’s death, is now out in paperback.

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer.