What I’m Reading: Gary Shteyngart

Gary Shteyngart, author of Lake Success, recommends three books that he's loved reading.

Gary Shteyngart’s latest book, Lake Success, is a brilliant, timely novel about a wealthy married couple torn apart by the demons that they face alone. It’s a poignant, yet hilarious examination of the top 0.1 percent and the perfect reflection of American culture today.

Watch Gary in the video below to see what groundbreaking books have influenced him as of late. From captivating historical fiction to a detailed memoir writing guide, Gary’s reading recommendations are perfect for a wide array of readers.

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Gary Shteyngart is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Little Failure (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) and the novels Super Sad True Love Story (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize), Absurdistan, and The Russian Debutante’s Handbook (winner of the Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction)