All the Sad Young Literary Men


All the Sad Young Literary Men

"All the Sad Young Literary Men" is the debut novel of Keith Gessen, the founder of the journal "n+1". It centers around the stories of three literary-minded friends - Keith, a Harvard-educated writer living in New York City, Sam, living in Boston and writing the "great Zionist epic", and Mark, who is trying to complete a history dissertation on the Mensheviks at Syracuse University.

Real-life inspirations

Much of the book appears to be drawn from Gessen's real-life experiences, although with some names changed.

References


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