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Seriously Funny: Gary Shteyngart


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. Joined by J.R. Havlan, former writer for "The Daily Show" and host of the Writers' Bloc Podcast, Shteyngart will discuss "Little Failure" and the art of finding true-to-life humor.

Thursday, October 30, 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Required:
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees Room

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.