Full episode 42: Get Over It! Act Two Wishing For Amnesia Share a clip Transcript Fiction writer George Saunders reads his story "Offloading for Mrs Schwartz," from his book CivilWarLand in Bad Decline. It's the story of someone who can't get over the death of his ex-wife. (23 minutes). ByGeorge Saunders More in DeathView all 779: Ends of the Earth Sept. 16, 2022 Act One: Exit Strategy Amy Bloom tells the story of her husband, Brian, getting Alzheimer's and wanting assisted suicide. 766: Well Someone Had to Do SOMETHING! Apr. 1, 2022 Act Three: One Last Thing After I Go Producer Aviva DeKornfeld tells the story of Bill Edgar, who accidentally ended up helping people have a say at a moment when most people don’t get to say anything at all. 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act One: Ghostwriter Vauhini Vara lost her sister when she was in college. More by George SaundersView all 51: Animals Die, People Ponder Jan. 24, 1997 Act Two: The 400 Pound CEO Short fiction by George Saunders.