One other thing

Here’s a taste of some advance (starred) praise from the 7/15 issue of Kirkus for George Saunders’ forthcoming satirical novella, The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil:

With an absurdist wit as playful as Monty Python’s and a vision as dark as Samuel Beckett’s, a post-modernist spins a provocative parable of political power and its abuses.