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Gary Shteyngart: An American love story in unsettled times

Sep 13, 2011 08:00 pm
Literatures of the World
Haus der Berliner Festspiele
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In Gary Shteyngart's »Super Sad True Love Story« the daydreamer Lenny meets a young Korean-American faith wealthy origins, who is sexually experienced, smart and hard. Things don't look good for Lenny: but circumstances conspire to enable an American love story to develop, that is in equal parts romantic and sad, in a country which is corroded by superficiality, in debt for all eternity and on the brink of civil war

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