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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


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


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


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


Acclaimed Author Gary Shteyngart Comes to Buffalo – Uses Humor, Pathos to Explore Immigrant Experience

Sep 17, 2014 Posted in Buffalo Rising
Author: Erik Seeman

Buffalo’s literary community is abuzz about Gary Shteyngart’s upcoming appearance Friday, September 26, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. 337 more words