List of famous inspirational quotations by the american writer George Saunders on topics like page, irony, cranked
Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.
She said America was a spoiled child ignorant of grief.
A hip-looking teen watches an elderly woman hobble across the street on a walker.
Grammy's here! he shouts.
He puts some MacAttack Mac&Cheese in the microwave and dons headphones and takes out a video game so he won't be bored during the forty seconds it takes his lunch to cook. A truck comes around the corner and hits Grammy, sending her flying over the roof into the backyard, where luckily she lands on a trampoline. Unluckily, she bounces back over the roof, into the front yard, landing on a rosebush.
Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain.
In the town where I live, I have frequently observed a phenomenon I have come to think of as Samish-Sex Marriage.
There might be a different model for a literary community that's quicker, more real-time, and involves more spontaneity.
George Saunders was born December 2, 1958 and raised on the south side of Chicago. In 1981 he received a B.S. in Geophysical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. He worked at Radian International, an environmental engineering firm in Rochester, NY as a technical writer and geophysical engineer from 1989 to 1996.