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Gary Shteyngart

Gary Shteyngart, Russian writer. Named one of 20 Under 40 Luminary Fiction Writers, The New Yorker magazine, 2010.


  • Shteyngart, Gary was born on July 5, 1972 in Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Arrived in United States, 1979.

  • Education

    • Degree in Politics, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1995; Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, City University of New York Hunter College.


    • Former staff New York Association New Americans (NYANA). Assistant professor Columbia University, New York City. Contributing editor Travel & Leisure magazine.

      Citigroup fellow American Academy, Berlin, 2007.


    • Абсурдистан - Absurdistan (Български)
    • Абсурдистан Миша Вайнберг, единствен син на убит гангстер-бизнесмен, 1238-ят най-богат човек в Русия, се е завърнал в Санкт Петербург след следването си в САЩ.
    • Absurdistan: A Novel
    • “Absurdistan is not just a hilarious novel, but a record of a particular peak in the history of human folly.
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    Born July 5, 1972
    (age 43)
    • 1995
      Oberlin College