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Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure I thought this...

Apr 15, 2014
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Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure

I thought this was too long, but it made me laugh out loud several times, especially this story about his father, which left me cringing and howling:


  he took my then girlfriend (now wife) to his vegetable garden, where he handed her his biggest cucumber. “Here is something to remember me by”—he winked, adding—“I am big. My son is small.”


If you haven’t read Super Sad True Love Story, I would start there.

Filed under: my reading year 2014

Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure

I thought this was too long, but it made me laugh out loud several times, especially this story about his father, which left me cringing and howling:

he took my then girlfriend (now wife) to his vegetable garden, where he handed her his biggest cucumber. “Here is something to remember me by”—he winked, adding—“I am big. My son is small.”

If you haven’t read Super Sad True Love Story, I would start there.

Filed under: my reading year 2014

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  1. kooperdoopers reblogged this from austinkleon and added:
    Kind of way bummed I have to miss his Thursday event at NYU…
  2. austinkleon posted this
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