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Little Failure - Gary Shteyngart
Little Failure
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In his critically acclaimed novels, Super Sad True Love Story, Absurdistan, and The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Gary Shteyngart won over readers with his blistering humor and fearless vision of contemporary society. Now, in Little Failure, he tells his most heartfelt and unlikely story yet: his... show more
In his critically acclaimed novels, Super Sad True Love Story, Absurdistan, and The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Gary Shteyngart won over readers with his blistering humor and fearless vision of contemporary society. Now, in Little Failure, he tells his most heartfelt and unlikely story yet: his own. With writing that is ruthlessly honest and brave, striking a deeper vein of emotion, this is a memoir of failing superpowers, of the big-haired ’80s and the flannelled ’90s, of limitless yearning and sidesplitting mistakes, and of an immigrant family coming to America, as told by a lifelong misfit who forged from his imagination an essential literary voice and a place in the world.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780679643753 (0679643753)
ASIN: 679643753
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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3.5 Little Failure
Recently, I attended an author lunch featuring Meg Wolitzer. After her talk, she answered questions from the audience. When a woman asked what book she had read lately, Wolitzer answered quickly, “Little Failure”, and went on about how good it was, despite the fact that non-fiction is not usually he...
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