Dystopian Author Quotes

March 5, 2020
Alcohol causes a lot of problems, and then to solve these problems, you drink more.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#34

Gary Shteyngart Alcohol causes a lot of problems, and then to solve these problems, you drink more.
March 5, 2020
Michigan, with its delicious American name. How lucky one must be to live there.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#33

Gary Shteyngart Michigan, with its delicious American name. How lucky one must be to live there.
March 5, 2020
I felt the weakness of these books, their immateriality, how they had failed to change the world, and I didn't want to sully myself with their weakness anymore.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#32

Gary Shteyngart I felt the weakness of these books, their immateriality, how they had failed to change the world, and I didn’t want to sully myself […]
March 5, 2020
Getting out of Russia was the best thing my parents did. I mean, that country will never amount to anything.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#31

Gary Shteyngart Getting out of Russia was the best thing my parents did. I mean, that country will never amount to anything.
March 5, 2020
If you read only one memoir by a disaffected, urban, 20-something Jewish girl this year, make it this one. Shukert rocks the lulav.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#30

Gary Shteyngart If you read only one memoir by a disaffected, urban, 20-something Jewish girl this year, make it this one. Shukert rocks the lulav.
March 5, 2020
The only way to write about right now is to write about the future.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#29

Gary Shteyngart The only way to write about right now is to write about the future.
March 5, 2020
Asthmatic immigrant learns to breathe by writing.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#28

Gary Shteyngart Asthmatic immigrant learns to breathe by writing.Asthmatic immigrant learns to breathe by writing.
March 5, 2020
In a strange way, I expected Russia to become more like America since the Soviet Union collapsed, but the reverse is true. America has become more like Russia: a kleptocratic society.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#27

Gary Shteyngart In a strange way, I expected Russia to become more like America since the Soviet Union collapsed, but the reverse is true. America has […]
March 5, 2020
I write almost entirely in bed or on a couch with my feet up on the coffee table. I feel most creative when Im looking out the window, and my bed and couch have nice views of the New York skyline.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#26

Gary Shteyngart I write almost entirely in bed or on a couch with my feet up on the coffee table. I feel most creative when Im […]