From the New York Times bestselling author of Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.
Hailed by Thomas Pynchon as graceful, dark, authentic, and funny, George Saunders now surpasses his New York Times Notable Book, CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, with this bestselling collection of stories set against a warped, hilarious, and terrifyingly recognizable American landscape. One of Entertainment Weekly’s Ten Best Books of the Year
Artful and sophisicated... truly unusual. Imagine Lewiss Babbitt thrown into the backseat of a car going cross-country, driven by R. Crumb, Matt Groening, Lynda Barry, Harvey Pekar, or Spike Jonze. — The New York Times
Saunders is a provocateur, a moralist, a zealot, a lefty, and a funny, funny writer, and the stories in Pastoralia delight. Were very luck to have them. — Esquire