Writer Gary Shteyngart's "Little Failure" By Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary • Apr 22, 2014 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email VIEW SLIDESHOW 1 of 2 Little Failure www.garyshteyngart.com VIEW SLIDESHOW 2 of 2 Gary Shteyngart www.garyshteyngart.com Listen Listening... / 46:43 04/22/14 - Tuesday's Topical Currents features an Ariel Gonzalez interview with writer Gary Shteyngart. The author of three highly acclaimed novels, including his recent bestseller, "Super Sad True Love Story," Shteyngart is recognized as a brilliant satirist with an unfailing eye for the foibles of modern life. His latest work is a memoir whose title comes from his mother’s nickname for him, "Little Failure." Join us for Topical Currents . . . Tuesday at 1pm. Read an excerpt from "Little Failure" at npr.org Related Programs: Topical CurrentsTopical Currents on Xtra HDTags: RadiobooksAriel Gonzalez Related Content Anjelica Huston: Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York 2 years ago Novelist Allan Gurganus 2 years ago Journey From A Life Of Privilege To The Slums of Russia 3 years ago The Fifth Assassin 3 years ago Ariel Gonzalez speaks with author Michael Chabon 3 years ago View the discussion thread.