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Congratulations, by the Way

Some Thoughts on Kindness

by George Saunders
George Saunders

Audiobook

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
  • An inspiring meditation on kindness from the bestselling author of Tenth of December, 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
    From the Hardcover edition.

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    Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
    Edition: Unabridged

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    • ISBN: 9780804193023
    • File size: 6160 KB
    • Release date: April 22, 2014
    • Duration: 00:12:49

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    • ISBN: 9780804193023
    • File size: 6160 KB
    • Release date: April 22, 2014
    • Duration: 00:12:49
    • Number of parts: 1


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    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
  • An inspiring meditation on kindness from the bestselling author of Tenth of December, 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
    From the Hardcover edition.

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