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Gary Shteyngart

Contributors

Gary Shteyngart is an American novelist, born in Leningrad. His satirical novels – The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Absurdistan and Super Sad True Love Story – have won major prizes.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2014

Sunday, 2 March 2014

Little Failure – the alarming pet-name given to the young Gary Shteyngart by his father when growing up in pre-Glasnost Russia – is a remarkable immigrant memoir.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-festival event.