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Lake Success

Gary Shteyngart

Lake Success

a novel

by Gary Shteyngart

  • 271 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Midlife crisis,
  • Marital conflict,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGary Shteyngart
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.H79 L35 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination550 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages550
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974752M
    ISBN 101984841521
    ISBN 109781984841520
    OCLC/WorldCa1039725292

    Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox .   With Lake Success, Shteyngart manages to satirize identity politics and vulture capitalism while tenderly probing the intricacies of love and parenthood. For all its snark, the novel is devastatingly poignant—and finally hopeful.

    Book club is reading Lake Success and I have a long commute so I broke down. But it is torture. 6 people found this helpful Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Performance 4 out of 5 stars. Story 5 out of 5 stars. Diana; A funny and story set very much in our time. LAKE SUCCESS is very much a novel of journeys. Each character is on a journey that will change his or her life in one way or another. It is about families, masculinity, politics, shame, white-privilege, class differentials, America, immigrants, wealth, parenthood, and so much more. Thirty pages in, I didn’t know if I could finish it.

    Lake Success avg rating — 8, ratings — published — 22 editions Want to Read saving /5. His book, Lake Success was promoted by a film trailer with Ben Stiller. [22] [23] His other writing has appeared in The New Yorker, [24] Slate, Granta, [25] Travel and Leisure, [26] and The New York : Igor Semyonovich Shteyngart, July 5, .


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“Lake Success combines the passive-aggressive takeover of New York by the Bros of Wall Street—a subject worthy of Tom Wolfe—with a road novel that echoes Kerouac’s buzzy restlessness and Nabokov’s sly observations. It’s Shteyngart’s best book, a deeper dive into what’s happening now with a plaintive edge that fits the moment.”/5().

A mature blending of the author’s signature wit and melancholy, “Lake Success” feels timely but not fleeting. Its bold ambition to capture the nation and the era is enriched by its shrewd attention to the challenges and sorrows of parenthood/5(K).

Adjust your Lake Success book when you pick up Gary Shteyngart’s “Lake Success.” His new book is not insanely funny nor hilariously absurd. It’s better than that. A mature blending of the author’s.

“Lake Success combines the passive-aggressive takeover of New York by the Bros of Wall Street—a subject worthy of Tom Wolfe—with a road novel that echoes Kerouac’s buzzy restlessness and Nabokov’s sly observations. It’s Shteyngart’s best book, a deeper dive into what’s happening now with a plaintive edge that fits the moment.”.

" Lake Success is Gary Shteyngart, so you already know it's the funniest book you'll read all year. But the surprise here Lake Success book the novel's epic sweep, its melancholy resonance.

What begins as a rollicking and zinger-filled road trip sneakily deepens into a poignant tale of a man trying to outrace his problems. Lake Success, the biting and melancholy new book by Super Sad True Love Story author Gary Shteyngart, is a road trip novel that kinda hates road trip novels.

This book does not buy into the idea 4/5. Gary Shteyngart is still thinking about it. Shteyngart’s fourth and latest novel, “Lake Success,” veers from its forebears by placing a Long Island-born financier at its center, rather than Russian Author: Jonathan Miles.

• Lake Success: A Novel by Gary Shteyngart is published by Hamish Hamilton (£). To order a copy for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders. “Lake Success” keeps righting itself for many reasons. First among them is that Shteyngart, perhaps more than any American writer of his generation (he’s 46), is.

September Uneven and slightly indulgent, Gary Shteyngart’s fourth novel, Lake Success, nevertheless charms thanks to the author’s trademark warm-hearted humor and practiced satirical eye.

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Lake Success is spiky, timely and true, but also absolutely comfortless. That’s perhaps not surprising, given the times, but it’s also something to do with its choice of central character.

The book. LAKE SUCCESS by Gary Shteyngart ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 4, A hedge fund manager on the skids takes a cross-country Greyhound bus trip to reconnect with his college girlfriend, leaving his wife to deal with their autistic 3-year-old. Lake Success Gary Shteyngart, Random House pp.

ISBN Summary The bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story returns with a biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times. Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen.

It’s a meta moment; Gary Shteyngart’s new novel Lake Success is, in broad strokes, the same narrative as Barry’s short story. It’s a novel about a middle-aged banker who has plenty of shiny toys but no real love in his life, a wealthy man who goes on a journey through America to rediscover his college ex, his youthful passion and : Claire Fallon.

Lake Success NPR coverage of Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Lake Success There's life in the old road trip saga yet. That's just one of the many things that Gary Shteyngart's spectacular, sprawling new novel, Lake Success, affirms.

Throughout his career. “Lake Success is Gary Shteyngart, so you already know it’s the funniest book you’ll read all year. But the surprise here is the novel’s epic sweep, its melancholy resonance.

What begins as a rollicking and zinger-filled road trip sneakily deepens into a poignant tale of a man trying to outrace his problems. I was utterly floored by. Cue Gary Shteyngart’s new novel, Lake Success. It’s a morality tale-meets-road trip that any ardent reader—though perhaps not subject—of today’s financial headlines will appreciate.” —Reuters.

“Guys like Barry are always going ISBN:   Adjust your expectations when you pick up Gary Shteyngart’s Lake Success. His new book is not insanely funny nor hilariously absurd. It’s better than that. A mature blending of the author’s signature wit and melancholy, Lake Success feels timely but not fleeting 3/4(30).

Gary Shteyngart will read from “Lake Success” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Broadway Performance Hall, Broadway; $35 (includes copy of book), Jeff Baker Advertising.“Lake Success is a genial and warm-hearted book A virtuoso piece of work, full of brilliant noticings A virtuoso piece of work, full of brilliant noticings It’s also, remarkably, an unhysterical novel about a hysterical country at a hysterical time—the work of a novelist who believes in the power of fiction to.Lake Success is the story of Barry Cohen, a hedge fund guy whose fund is being investigated by the SEC, and who flees his failing marriage, autistic son, and imploding career on a Greyhound bus, searching for his college sweetheart across America.

Meanwhile, the year isso some, um, interesting things are about to happen electorally.