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Teasing Threads – Sundry Film and Literary Criticism: 'Super Sad True Love Story' by Gary Shteyngart

Chris Palazzolo rereads Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story, Random House 2010.

There is nothing super sad about the love story in Gary Shteyngart’s… 739 more words


Quote of the day: PUTIN


This may sound weird, but I actually find Putin rather dull as a character. Hitler was a vegetarian. Stalin was a passable poet. Idi Amin ate people. 27 more words

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Science fiction: just what the doctor ordered

Doctor Who sort of passed me by, although I do vaguely recall Patrick Troughton careering around disused quarries followed by various Daleks (which were silly) and Cybermen (which were terrifying). 750 more words


Mary Karr, Lena Dunham, Gary Shteyngart speak about memoir

What an exciting resource. Mary Karr, Lena Dunham, Gary Shteyngart talk about memoir in videos up at Powell Books.

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Coding Our Future: Novelists Weigh In

Techies and futurists are not the only ones who like to spin tales about what the future may hold for us. Telling stories about what a world with way more technology might be like is also a favorite occupation of many novelists. 819 more words


Buchempfehlung per Foto III

Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure: A Memoir, Random House 2014, $ 16.11


Zitat aus dem ersten Post der Reihe: „Ich empfehle hier fortan Bücher und E-Books, die ich gelesen habe und wirklich großartig finde.

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Threesomes and the Tyranny of Tinder

A few weeks back, I was drinking with a mostly younger group of people and as younger drinking people do, we started playing “Never Have I Ever…” The big shocker—apart from it being the first time I played the game—was that 80% of the group had had a threesome. 635 more words