E14 – Gary Shteyngart on Watches as Literary Devices

Allen sits down with best selling novelist Gary Shteyngart to talk about how watches have figured into Gary’s writing. From his New Yorker article called “Confessions of a Watch Geek” to his novel Lake Success Gary has used watches as literary devices that become windows into the internal lives of characters both real and fictional. Gary’s command of watches as a topic is impeccable, and he is as fluent as anyone in going into “why they’re so fascinating.”

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