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book.jpgPastoralia (Riverhead)
In George Saunder's dystopian theme parks, the American Dream festers and thrives fertilized by self-help movements and Big Brother type cults. We discuss his bleak vision, especially its oddest, but most salient, component: compassion.

Pastoralia

George Saunders

Guest Interview George Saunders: Pastoralia

Guests:
George Saunders, Short-story writer and journalist

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt

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