About the Show

The geophysical engineer turned writer George Saunders is the author of the essay collection "The Braindead Megaphone" among other books. An award-winning fiction writer and Syracuse University creative writing professor, George is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, GQ, McSweeney's and Harper's. From soil engineer to convenience store employee to award-winning writer, George has a vast store of experience to draw from when he talked about hard work. Authors Chuck Klosterman and Amy Sedaris joined us by phone to labor over the question as well.

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