Gary Shteyngart

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Gary Shteyngart Blurbs Tumblr

Some intrepid Tumblrbloggr has begun documenting all the blurbs Gary Shteyngart has written over the years, thus picking up the gauntlet Shteyngart himself threw down...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  January 16, 2012
A Fake Interview with Gary Shteyngart

A Fake Interview with Gary Shteyngart

 I got two books by young novelists in the mail today, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant by Alex Gilvarry and The Fallback Plan...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  December 12, 2011

The Book of Clouds

A hundred years from now, how will literary historians deal with 21st-century authors like Tao Lin?
As books turn into data and tweets are archived for posterity, how will readers and academics cope with the detritus of a digital age?
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  November 12, 2010

Interview: Gary Shteyngart

Onionskin jeans are transparent, cost a fortune, and send your fuckability rating off the charts.
Dystopia now
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 10, 2010

Book bag for the dog days

Planning to be lazy and let it all go this summer? Sorry, there are too many good books to read. From Allegra Goodman's The Cookbook Collector to Richard Rhodes's The Twilight of the Bombs and Jean Valentine's Break the Glass , you'll find tomes gal
Load up your Goodman, Gordimer, Franzen, Moody, and more
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  June 18, 2010