Gary Shteyngart outlines his five part survival plan for Trump’s America in an in-depth conversation with Forward executive editor Dan Friedman.
Ten years ago I interviewed Gary Shteyngart for a profile in Zeek. At the time his hair was brown and mine covered my head. In the time since then he has continued to put out books at a steady rate of one every three or four years. His earlier novels (“Absurdistan” and “The Russian Debutante’s Handbook”) were about Americans’ crazy adventures in the disintegrating Soviet Empire. His most recent two novels have dealt with dystopian visions of America, especially related to the unhealthy distribution and importance of money and credit.
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