The Russian Debutante’s Handbook

“The Russian Debutante’s Handbook”
by Gary Shteyngart
Summary: Russian immigrant Vladimir Girshkin – “part P.T. Barnum, part Vi.I Lenin” – lives a futile life in NY City. Gets involved with yuppy women, is terrorized by his mother and has a fat girlfriend. Until he messes with the Mafia and is forced to flee to the imaginary Eastern European country of … Read more...