1. One of the two greatest authors ever.
2. A russian chap who understands the reality of life.
"Notes From Underground" is an incredible book."
"I know, it's strait from the genius of Dostoevsky!"
by MaXiMuS November 28, 2003
A favored author of hipsters and other assorted pseudo-intellectuals, most of whom have never actually read a word he wrote (outside of possibly a synopsis from Sparknotes), but being ever hip as they are, understand how important it is to have the memorization of names of 19th century Russian authors down to a science.
Pre-owned copies of works of Chekhov, Gogol and Dostoevsky all sat neatly in a row atop hipster's bookshelf, just above the more modern, also indubitably hip, works of Dave Eggers, Zadie Smith, and David Foster Wallace.
by Humberttt October 09, 2007

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