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Original Essays | July 24, 2014

Jessica Valenti: IMG Full Frontal Feminism Revisited

It is arguably the worst and best time to be a feminist. In the years since I first wrote Full Frontal Feminism, we've seen a huge cultural shift in... Continue »
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Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
Super Sad True Love Story

suecutrona, January 7, 2011

A brillant tale of love & lust in a world hyped-up on technology, beauty, youth, celebrity, and wealth--alarmingly, not a far cry from the one we live in now. Lenny, a middle aged man, is seeking purpose, endless youth, and love. He thinks he finds it in the form of a beautiful young girl, Eunice. The author gives distinct and real voices to these characters; both are pathetic and likeable as they try to survive their romance and the scarily absurd world.
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