Review: Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart — this wicked satire would get approval from Tom Wolfe

Thirty years after Tom Wolfe’s The Bonfire of the Vanities was published, Gary Shteyngart’s fourth novel, Lake Success, provides a status check on the masters of the universe who rule Manhattan’s financial district. The news is mixed. His hero, Barry Cohen, is certainly a lot richer than Wolfe’s Sherman McCoy.

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