Fresh Air for Nov. 2, 2021: Novelist Gary Shteyngart Hear the Fresh Air program for November 2, 2021

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Gary Shteyngart's previous books include Super Sad True Love Story, Little Failure and Lake Success. Brigitte Lacombe/Penguin Random House hide caption

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How Gary Shteyngart's pandemic pod inspired a novel about friendship

Our Country Friends is about the trysts and betrayals that occur within a group of friends during the pandemic. It's an exaggerated version of Shteyngart's own COVID experience.

Gary Shteyngart's previous books include Super Sad True Love Story, Little Failure and Lake Success. Brigitte Lacombe/Penguin Random House hide caption

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How Gary Shteyngart's pandemic pod inspired a novel about friendship

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From WHYY in Philadelphia