"Lake Success" is a wincingly funny, sometimes too-gentle satire of the 1 percent in Trump's America.
Writers are only addressing each other, satisfying conglomerate publishing's desire to offer a hegemonic product that seamlessly fits into the wider political economy, rather than any actual audience.
So what could my parents make of my all-American fantasies of becoming a writer? ("Writer -- what kind of profession is this
Is self-loathing -- or at least stark, scathing self-criticism -- a required personality trait for novelists? Well, it's certainly a useful tool for probing the depths of human possibility. Here are ten examples of bestselling novels whose characters struggle with low self-esteem.
Google Glass has become a lightning rod for the battle of how the next generation of computing power will be used, and the battlefields are many.
Brief Interviews is a new series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions
When asked how he knows James Franco, Shteyngart says, "I met him at Columbia University... he was one of my students. You're
Terrific follow-up to day one's stellar start. For me, the star of the day was Columbia University professor Gary Shteyngart, the author of Absurdistan and Super Sad True Love Story.
And now, there's a Shteyngart blurbing documentary, created by Edward Champion, viewable above. Blurbs originated in 1907
A decent roast might have helped answer that question. The author is currently working on a memoir. Perhaps, when it's published