The Man Booker 2017 Prize winner is the Folio Prize-winning and National Book Award shortlisted, American writer, George Saunders with his extraordinary first novel about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil War. The American Civil War rages while President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son lies gravely ill. In a matter of days, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery.   Read more on the Book News page

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