Gary Shteyngart
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//Features

The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.

//Columns

Marxism: The Music Theory That Never Goes Out of Style
1 Mar 2011 // 3:00 PM

How fitting that a post-punk band from the late '70s, fascinated by the Marxist metaphysics of modernity, would re-emerge to remind us that nothing new has happened in rock in decades. Of course Thom Yorke might disagree...

//Reviews

'Super Sad True Love Story', Or, The Unbearable Lightness of Being Lenny Abramov
19 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

This story depicts a world that is completely absurd and out of control, which brings a lot of dark humor into it. Yet its truly scary -- you have to wonder if this is the slippery slope the real world is headed down.

The Russian Debutante's Handbook by Gary Shteyngart
20 Aug 2002 // 7:00 PM

To answer the question of 'What is America?' It could be a hamburger, a hot dog, a shiny Cadillac, and a pretty young woman underneath a palm tree, or all of these.

//Blogs

Gary Shteyngart's 'Super Sad True Love Story'
19 Jul 2010 // 4:50 AM

The promo trailer for Gary Shteyngart’s new novel Super Sad True Love Story features an interesting cast that includes actor James Franco as well

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//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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