August 2, 2010
Pitchfork reviewed the album, giving it an 8.6.
As we'd expect from Mr Shteyngart, the novel is self-aware, winkingly florid and hilarious.
Last week, Shteyngart guest-blogged at the Powell's Books Blog.
The New Yorker features a new short story by David Bezmozgis.
Gibson lists the best albums of 2010 (so far).
Spontaneous Emotion examines the psychology behind the appeal of silly love songs.
New York Magazine profiles local NYC independent bookstores.
The Newark Star-Ledger explores Ridgewood, New Jersey's surprisingly hip indie rock scene.
The Independent notes that popular summer reading seems to have gotten smarter.
The Smoking Section lists 75 of 2010's great songs.
The August issue of Bookslut is online.
Comedian Stewart Lee talks to the Observer about the hazards of collecting comics, books, vinyl, and CDs.
Win the Win a $100 Threadless gift certificate and the Eclipse Series 23: The First Films of Akira Kurosawa box set from the Criterion Collection in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily links from the worlds of music, literature, and pop culture)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (highlights of the week's comics & graphic novel releases)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's book releases)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists