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Absurdistan

Absurdistan( )
Author: Shteyngart, Gary
ISBN:978-1-4000-6196-9
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

“Absurdistanis not just a hilarious novel, but a record of a particular peak in the history of human folly. No one is more capable of dealing with the transition from the hell of socialism to the hell of capitalism in Eastern Europe than Shteyngart, the great-great grandson of one Nikolai Gogol and the funniest foreigner alive.” –Aleksandar Hemon From the critically acclaimed, bestselling author ofThe Russian Debutante’s Handbookcomes the uproarious and...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Humorous / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.31 x 9.54 x 1.19 Inches
Book Weight:1.305 Pounds
Author Biography
Shteyngart, Gary (Author)
Gary Shteyngart was born in Leningrad, which is now St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1972. He moved to the United States seven years later with his family. He received a bachelor's degree in politics from Oberlin College in Ohio and an MFA in creative writing from City University of New York. His debut novel, The Russian Debutante's Handbook, won the Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction. His other works include Absurdistan, Super Sad True Love Story, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, and Little Failure: A Memoir. He has taught writing at Hunter College, Columbia University, and Princeton University.

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