Gary Shteyngart set his new novel, Super Sad True Love Story, in a dystopian, not-too-distant future where books are passe and social media reigns supreme ? just like the present, only worse. Shteyngart tells Kurt how the reality of America's decline ended up outpacing his fiction and why love in the face of authoritarian systems is especially romantic.
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