Gary Shteyngart Writes Novella About Hanging Out With M.I.A.

It’s in the latest issue of GQ. Breakdown: Gary Shteyngart tells us about why M.I.A. is cool, then mentions his “own immigrant past” four paragraphs in. Gary Shteyngart tells us he’s assigned to write 7,000 words on M.I.A., so he talks about going to Oberlin College, listening to 90’s gangsta rap, and eating fast food. The word “hipster” is mentioned several times, including a quote from Writes the whole thing from the point of view of a dorky Russian […]

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