Dystopian Author Quotes

March 5, 2020
If I still lived in Russia, I'd be dead... or a really effective oligarch.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#16

Gary Shteyngart If I still lived in Russia, I’d be dead… or a really effective oligarch.
March 5, 2020
Before my first novel, I was dating a woman who later went to prison for bashing a guy with a hammer.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#15

Gary Shteyngart Before my first novel, I was dating a woman who later went to prison for bashing a guy with a hammer.
March 5, 2020
You are not what you want. You are what wants you back.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#14

Gary Shteyngart You are not what you want. You are what wants you back.
March 5, 2020
You could drown a kitten in her blue eyes.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#13

Gary Shteyngart You could drown a kitten in her blue eyes.
March 5, 2020
I read real books. On paper. You know, those printed books? I feel like this is the last thing I do to support my industry. I think they smell great, too.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#12

Gary Shteyngart I read real books. On paper. You know, those printed books? I feel like this is the last thing I do to support my […]
March 5, 2020
My parents were constantly afraid they would lose their jobs. The idea that we were always a paycheck away from disaster was drilled into me.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#11

Gary Shteyngart My parents were constantly afraid they would lose their jobs. The idea that we were always a paycheck away from disaster was drilled into […]
March 5, 2020
American fiction is good. It would be nice if somebody read it.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#10

Gary Shteyngart American fiction is good. It would be nice if somebody read it.
March 5, 2020
If you stop thinking, if you stop wondering, you die.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#9

Gary Shteyngart If you stop thinking, if you stop wondering, you die.
March 5, 2020
Good fiction makes me turn off all the other parts of my brain, so that I become quiet and submissive, entirely at the mercy of the work at hand.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#8

Gary Shteyngart Good fiction makes me turn off all the other parts of my brain, so that I become quiet and submissive, entirely at the mercy […]