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George Saunders

Wordfest presents this afternoon literary treat

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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A much-anticipated Calgary appearance, join Wordfest for this afternoon with New York Times bestselling-author George Saunders.

Hosted by Zsuzsi Gartner, Saunders presents his first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo. Published in February to widespread critical-acclaim, the novel looks at Abraham Lincoln and the death of his 11-year-old son at the dawn of the American Civil War.

Wordfest presents George Saunders at 2:00pm on April 9, 2017 at the John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Trail SE).