Writer Keith Gessen on Saul Bellow's Humboldt's Gift, Russian literature, and figuring out which stories to tell.
To learn more about the books we discussed in this episode, check out All the Sad Young Literary Menand A Terrible Countryby Keith Gessen, War and Peaceby Leo Tolstoy, Infinite Jestby David Foster Wallace, and Humboldt's Giftby Saul Bellow.
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