Saunders wins Man Booker Prize for 'Lincoln in the Bardo'
His novel, set in 1862, a year into the American Civil war, is a blend of historical accounts and imaginative fiction
American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” - a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son.
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