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Seriously Funny: Gary Shteyngart

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Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium (Map and directions)
Fully accessible to wheelchairs

In his memoir, "Little Failure," Gary Shteyngart gives us a moving picture of what it is to straddle two worlds and two cultures. Describing his early childhood in Leningrad and immigrating to the U.S., he paints a revealing portrait of his family, his struggles, his failures, and yes, his triumphs. Shteyngart's humor both moves and tickles us, walking a fine line between the serious and the funny. Daily Show writer and comedian J.R. Havlan will discuss "Little Failure" and the art of finding true-to-life humor.

Thursday, October 30, 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Required: younglions@nypl.org
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium

This event is open to all Young Lions.  Three to four times a year, you will be invited to attend dynamic forums featuring timely topics and inspiring figures. To join, contact Suzanne Chipkin at 212.930.0887.

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