Calling Gary Shteyngart fans! This is your chance to leave your imprint on American Russian Jewish literature. The Forward 50 Top 5 honoree is asking for your input on what to call his next book.
It’s the year of the Russian Jewish novelist. And Gary Shteyngart remains the shlubby king of the genre, earning him a spot on the Forward 50, our much-anticipated annual list.
You might think that Gary Shteyngart has a problem with self-loathing. Meeting the author in his Gramercy apartment, Yevgeniya Traps finds that the opposite is true.
The nebbishy Russian-Jewish character author Gary Shteyngart has cultivated both in his books and in his public persona is back yet again in the humorous book trailer for his upcoming memoir, “Little Failure.” A bunch of Shteyngart’s friends, including James Franco, Rashida Jones and Sloane Crosley, play along with him in the video.