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George Saunders Re-Imagines A President's Grief With 'Lincoln In The Bardo'

The acclaimed short-story writer sets his first novel in the cemetery where 11-year-old Willie Lincoln was buried. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls Lincoln in the Bardo "searing, inventive and bizarre."

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