George Saunders on Good Storytelling

“When you read a good story, you’re kind of being lured out of yourself and you’re having someone else’s experience,” says George Saunders, author most recently of A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life (Random House, 2021), explaining how good storytelling expands a reader’s consciousness and sense of empathy in this Late Night With Seth Meyers interview.