Gary Shteyngart
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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.


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...


'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.


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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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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