George Saunders

Interview

Friday, May 19, 2006

In George Saunders' new collection of short stories, In Persuasion Nation, babies wear a device to simulate witty banter. Teenagers can be hardwired to receive ads through a socket in the backs of their necks. Kurt Andersen talks with the writer about why he describes horrific things with so much humor.

Guests:

George Saunders

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