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George Saunders' previous books include In Persuasion Nation and The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip. He won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2006. Basso Cannarsa/Courtesy Random House hide caption

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Richard Russo was awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for Empire Falls. His other novels include Mohawk and The Risk Pool. Elena Seibert/Courtesy of Knopf hide caption

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