A MacArthur-certified genius, George Saunders explores, through his fiction and non-fiction, the commonplace perversities, absurdities, and disarmingly naïve sweetness that undergirds much of American society. He is one of the few contemporary writers who has gained distinction both for the acuity
In the middle of the twentieth century, a group of friends – writers, artists, and intellectuals – formed what would later prove to be one of the most artistically and intellectually innovative groups of the period; they have since been given the name the Barranquilla Group, after the northern Co
Thome is a sarcastic fellow that likes to consistently radiate with a healthy mix of wit and philosophical seriousness. He has submerged himself primarily in art history-based research and writing, curatorial studies and practices, gender theory, micro-blogging, and short story writing.