Monday, January 13, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Elliott Bay Book Company presents
Gary Shteyngart
‘Little Failure’

Great Hall; Enter on Eighth Avenue. $30.

Gary Shteyngart
Community

Little Failure jacketExpertly depicting the melting pot that is the United States, the latest from New York Times bestselling author Gary Shteyngart (The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Absurdistan and Super Sad True Love Story) is a highly-anticipated memoir, and an intimate portrait of an immigrant’s story. A son of Soviet-era Leningrad, Igor Shteyngart moved to America at an early age, became Gary and was met with an extreme culture clash. Little Failure: A Memoir details his struggles in this new world, language barriers and his journey of self-discovery. His parents’ old world mentality, coupled with the new perspectives of his classmates and his personal struggles form a hilarious account of his aspirations, life and unrequited love. According to author Mary Karr, its “a memoir for the ages…”

Presented by: Elliott Bay Book Company.
Tickets: $30; purchase of the book includes two event tickets.
Doors open: 6:30 p.m.
Learn more: About Shteyngart.

This entry was posted in Community and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

One Comment

  1. Posted January 10, 2014 at 8:23 pm | Permalink

    Is anybody goes to see Gary Shteyngart?

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

Connect with Facebook

*
*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • Other Community Events

    Safe Utility Meters Alliance-NW presents: ‘Take Back Your Power’

    Saturday, September 6, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00pm

    Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

    Seattle Parks Foundation presents: Thomas Herrera-Mishler: Revitalization of Olmsted Parks

    Monday, September 8, 2014, 6:30 – 9:00pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $8-$10.

    Seattle CityClub presents: Youth Civic Education Awards

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 6:00 – 7:30pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free; registration required.

  • member button-02

  • email-tile

  • Calendar

  • Town Hall News

    • Summer Break

      We’re taking a little summer break so there aren’t many events happening right now. We are furiously adding events to our Fall schedule though!

      Sign up for our weekly eNews to get all the Town Hall updates delivered right to your inbox!

    • Join Our Team!

      We’re hiring! Town Hall is seeking a full-time Annual Giving Manager to join our development team! Apply today to join our team!

    • Staff Spotlight: Stesha Brandon, Program Director

      When asked about her position as Town Hall’s Program Director, Stesha Brandon says, “We want to give them [the community] the megaphone.”