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Shteyngart

I enjoyed Gary Shteyngart’s reading and talk at the Chicago Humanities Festival last night. Here are my sketches of him and Alison Cuddy.

Chicago

Super Sad True Love Story: The Sound of Silence Is Getting Louder

Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story receives two thumbs up from this college gal majoring in English for its brilliant, funny, and super sad glimpse into the “near future.” Super sad? 983 more words

Absurdistan

Stop Bias and Discrimination Against Russian-Americans

Like just about all born-and-bred Americans who were public-school educated, I was taught that America was good and the former Soviet Union was bad. While today there are more than 3 million Americans of Russian descent living here, there remains a steady stream of media bias and discrimination against Russians. 705 more words

Gary Shteyngart Reading, Albright Knox Art Gallery

The highlight of the Buffalo Humanities Festival was the reading and on-stage interview (with David Schmid) of the very funny and engaging Gary Shteyngart. Shteyngart read from his memoir,  10 more words

Events

Review: 'Super Sad True Love Story'

I said that I would write a review for this book when I finished it and I’m not one to break promises. But, my God, this is going to be really hard. 946 more words

Book

Buffalo Humanities Festival Book Group at Betty's Restaurant

The Buffalo Humanities Festival Book Group met to discuss Gary Shteyngart’s memoir, Little Failure, at Betty’s Restaurant on Monday evening, September 22nd. Thanks so much to Erik Seeman, Humanities Institute Director, Betty’s Restaurant, and our guests for an engaging and amusing discussion of immigration, Jewish parenting, and childhood in the former Soviet Union. 17 more words

Events