What an exciting resource. Mary Karr, Lena Dunham, Gary Shteyngart talk about memoir in videos up at Powell Books.
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A few weeks back, I was drinking with a mostly younger group of people and as younger drinking people do, we started playing “Never Have I Ever…” The big shocker—apart from it being the first time I played the game—was that 80% of the group had had a threesome. 635 more words
Shteyngart has created a beautifully written, funny, and realistic dystopian look into America’s near future. In a world that views print books as archaic and smelly relics of the past, Lenny Abramov still treasures the written word and is determined to keep what might be the last written diary in existence. 731 more words
Absurdistan, Gary Shteyngart’s second novel, introduces us to the hero of our time, Misha Vainberg, a.k.a. Snack Daddy (a moniker bestowed on him at the liberal mid-western Accidental College), the fantastically corpulent son of the 1,238th richest man in Russia now trapped back in Russia following nine years in the U.S. 638 more words