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GARY SHTEYNGART at Harvard Bookstore

September 7, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$5 - $29.75

Harvard Bookstore welcomes GARY SHTEYNGART as he presents his latest novel, Lake Success.

Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his three-year-old son’s diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search of a simpler, more romantic life with his old college sweetheart. Meanwhile, his super-smart wife, Seema—a driven first-generation American who craved the picture-perfect life that comes with wealth—has her own demons to face. How these two flawed characters navigate the Shteyngartian chaos of their own making is at the heart of this piercing exploration of the 0.1 Percent, a poignant tale of familial longing and an unsentimental ode to what really makes America great.

This is a ticketed event- $29.75 includes a copy of the book.

Details

Date:
September 7, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$5 - $29.75
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.harvard.com/event/gary_shteyngart2/

Organizer

Harvard Book Store
Phone:
6176611515
Email:
info@harvard.com
Website:
harvard.com

Venue

First Parish In Cambridge
1446 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.