Watch Gary Shteyngart blurb the world's worst books

Though the author swore off blurbing, he indulged an audience at an improv show


Prachi Gupta
May 12, 2014 11:42PM (UTC)

Though he recently announced that he's done blurbing, blurb-addict Gary Shteyngart could not resist blurbing some of the world's worst books (as designated by the folks at Late Night Basement) at a recent comedy show in Brooklyn while promoting his memoir, "Little Failure."

He reviews books like "Eating People Is Wrong," "Castration: The Advantages and the Disadvantages," and "Everyone Poops," which is "one of the best novels about pooping since 'Anna Karenina.'"

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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