Monday, June 6, 2011

Cool new contest involves dog pics: Win/Win!

Calling all Trotskys and Muttleys and Bellas and Sparkys.... From the website Bluestone Bookshop ("where independent booksellers can find cool marketing content to share with their customers"), we bring you news of Random House and Gary Shteyngart’s SUPER HAPPY BOOKLOVING DOGS CONTEST:
To celebrate the release of Super Sad True Love Story in paperback, we’re running a contest from 5/15/2011 to 7/15/2011. Gary will name a dog in his next novel after the winner, who will also receive a signed photograph of Gary with his favorite dachshund, Felix, as well as a signed, personalized edition of Super Sad True Love Story. To be eligible to win, email a .jpeg, .gif, or .png photo of yourself reading Super Sad True Love Story with a dog between Noon (ET) on 5/15/2011 and Noon (ET) on 7/15/2011 to You may also mail a physical copy of the photograph to Angela Dong, 1745 Broadway, MD 3-1, New York, NY 10019. Limited to one entry per person. Offer is only open to U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico), age 18 years or older.
We know there are thousands of pooch lovers among our customers (why else would we carry mountains of canine compendiums??), so get busy and may the best dog/owner combo win! And if you are a dog lover and have not seen Best in Show, do not pass GO—order it today!


  1. This looks like a fun contest! Thanks for sharing

  2. Thanks, JP! Hope everyone enters. I'm secretly hoping Gary is overwhelmed with choices, has a meltdown, and decides to name characters in his next novel after *everyone.*

  3. Miss Boogie loves this!