The 7 Best Books of February

Lincoln at the Bardo, George Saunders (Random House)
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Lincoln at the Bardo, George Saunders (Random House)

It’s fair to say that the debut adult novel from Saunders (Tenth of December, Pastoralia) is one of the most anticipated works of fiction of the decade. The novel tells the story of Willie Lincoln, the son of Abraham Lincoln, who died at 11; Saunders follows the boy into the afterlife, where his ghost is in a kind of purgatory.

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