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

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.

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

    Is anybody goes to see Gary Shteyngart?

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