— NPR Books
Winner of the 2021 PenCraft Book Award (1st Place)
Buy a pair of Levi’s, lose the Russian accent, and turn yourself into an American.
Really, how difficult could it be?
You have no idea.
Witty, sharp and unflinching, I Named My Dog Pushkin will have fans of Samantha Irby and Jenny Lawson howling with laughter at Margarita’s catastrophes (way too many), her victories (not nearly as many), and her near misses (again quite a few) as she learns to grow as both a woman and an immigrant in a world that often doesn’t appreciate either.
"I thoroughly enjoyed Margarita's witty and acerbic voice. This book was a delight!"
– Jen Mann, NYT Bestselling Author of People I Want to Punch in the Throat