Person Place Thing: Gary Shteyngart

Gary Shteyngart was born in Leningrad in 1972 and came to the United States seven years later. He is the New York Times best-selling author of the memoir "Little Failure" (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) and the novels "Super Sad True Love Story" (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize), "Absurdistan" and "The Russian Debutante's Handbook" (winner of the Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction). His books regularly appear on best-of lists around the world and have been translated into 29 languages. Gary's newest novel, "Lake Success" was publiched in the fall of 2018.

Featuring klezmer music by Tsibele.

Co-sponsored with Generation Я. Followed by a book signing with Book Culture.

Generation Я, an initiative for Russian-speaking Jews (RSJs) in their 20s, 30s and 40s, is supported by the Jewish Education Project, with generous funding by Genesis Philanthropy Group.

If you require accessible seating arrangements, please email acrater@jccmanhattan.org.

 

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WHEN

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

EVENT LOCATION

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10023

CONTACT PERSON

Natalie Batshaw

PRICING INFORMATION

$20; $18 Member

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