Is Gary Shteyngart Okay?

I’m not allowed to quote my advanced copy of Gary Shteyngart’s forthcoming book, Super Sad True Love Story, but I can tell you this: it’s about a middle-aged, overweight Jewish man in a dystopian future where everybody is too occupied with social media to realize that their living through Shteyngart’s version of 1984.  What I can do, is link you to this thing Shteyngart wrote for Publishers Weekly about “Book Expo America 2024“,  and after you’re done reading it, you can help me figure out if Shteyngart either:

A) Totally paranoid

B) Super creative

C) A misanthrope