In the Stacks Episode 52: Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

A video book review of Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart. To buy the book, click here.

"Set in a just barely recognizable world not too far in the future, chapters alternate between Lenny, a completely unhip 40 year old and Eunice, a recent college grad. From the start, it’s obviously super sad for an older guy to be enamored with such a silly young woman, and even sadder that she uses him.

"But that’s nothing compared to what society’s become: constant scrutiny courtesy of social media and handhelds. Lenny’s a sad bastard who can’t keep up, and Eunice’s too scared to be true to herself.  They hold on to each other as long as they can, while the world goes to hell." -- Michelle Z. from In the Stacks.tv

 


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