Posts Tagged: Super Sad True Love Story

Gary Shteyngart Won’t Blurb Your Book

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A Gary Shteyngart blurb seemed almost a rite of passage in recent years, with the author of Super Sad True Love Story offering his recommendation to more than one hundred books. But Kirsten Reach reports that the author has retired from the art of book blurbing—and offers some of her favorite Shteyngart blurbs—in a reflection […]

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On Becoming a “Glasshole”

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In his novel Super Sad True Love Story, Gary Shteyngart imagines a near-future infested with äppäräts, devices that sort of resemble smartphones, but are more technologically advanced and even more intimately twined into our lives. Recently, as the result of a Twitter contest, Shteyngart got to try out the closest thing we have to the äppärät: the […]

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