GeorgeSaundersLand in Unprecedented Expansion! CivilWarLand
is (somehow) being made in a movie...starring Ben Stiller. (Well, nothing's perfect.)
Also, "Sea Oak" (full text online
at The Barcelona Review
) is apparently (somehow) being made into a movie called Joysticks
(after the strip club where the main character works). IMDB knows nothing about any of this. What I wouldn't give to see the screenplays. If you'd asked me yesterday I would have told you his stories are unfilmable. (via The Rake
Saunders's next collection of short stories, In Persuasion Nation,
is due out April 2006.