Congratulations, by the way

Some Thoughts on Kindness
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Author(s): George Saunders
Original Publish Date: Apr 22, 2014
Product Number: EB00164905
Released: Apr 22, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780812996289
Publisher: Random House
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This inspiring meditation on kindness from the author of Lincoln in the Bardo is based on his popular commencement address. Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why? Because Saunders's words tap into a desire in all of us to lead kinder, more fulfilling lives. Powerful, funny, and wise, Congratulations, by the way is an inspiring message from one of today's most influential and original writers. Praise for Congratulations, by the way "As slender as a psalm, and as heavy."-The New York Times "The graduating college senior in your life probably just wants money. But if you want to impart some heartfelt, plainspoken wisdom in addition to a check, you can't do much better than [Congratulations, by the way]."-Entertainment Weekly "The loving selflessness that [George Saunders] advises and the interconnectedness that he recognizes couldn't be purer or simpler-or more challenging."-Kirkus Reviews "Warm and tender."-Publishers Weekly

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eAudio
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Author(s): George Saunders
Narrator(s): George Saunders
Product Number Z100063720
Released: Apr 22, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780804193023

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