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This Week in Books: To Have Been There Then

Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice.

Sirens by Joshua Mohr

Charles Kruger reviews Sirens by Joshua Mohr today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Rion Amilcar Scott

Rion Amilcar Scott discusses his story collection Insurrections, father relationships, hip-hop, knowing when to abandon a project, and choosing not to workshop certain stories.

Stranger by Adam Clay

Brian McKenna reviews Adam Clay's Stranger today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Lucy Jane Bledsoe

Lucy Jane Bledsoe discusses her latest book, A Thin Bright Line, uncovering the remarkable story of her aunt, and illuminating history through the lens of imagination.

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #66: Reimagining Children’s Literature as Mixtape

In the best collaborations, creative individuals push themselves to work with new media and singular, wild things issue forth. Jeff Antebi of Waxploitation Records has managed to create just this kind of magic in his book, Stories for Ways and Means.

Soviet Daughter by Julia Alekseyeva

Catherine Carberry reviews Soviet Daughter by Julia Alekseyeva today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Dawn Lundy Martin

Dawn Lundy Martin discusses her most recent collection, Life in a Box is a Pretty Life, the intersections between poetry and social justice, her wide variety of inspirations, and bathroom gender binaries.

The Great Derangement by Amitav Ghosh

Lawrence Lenhart reviews The Great Derangement by Amitav Ghosh today in Rumpus Books.

This Week in Books: The Light on the Wall

Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice.

The Revolutionaries Try Again by Mauro Javier Cardenas

Salvatore Ruggiero reviews The Revolutionaries Try Again by Mauro Javier Cardenas today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Micah Perks

Micah Perks talks about her new novel, What Becomes Us, America’s cultural and mythical heritage, and why every novel is a political novel.

Deep City by Megan Kaminski

Caroline Crew reviews Megan Kaminski's Deep City today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti discusses her memoir, Sex Object, how the experiences she touches on in her book shaped her, and how she discovered herself outside of those experiences.

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #65: Amy Dupcak

I first met Amy Dupcak at The Book Report Network in 2011, where she was an editorial assistant and I, a marketing assistant. We’d shoot off AOL Instant Messages to one another smirking over our computer screens, and leave simultaneously to take lunch.

All That Man Is by David Szalay

Matthew Oglesby reviews All That Man Is by David Szalay today in Rumpus Books.

Arcadia Road by Thorpe Moeckel

Patrick James Dunagan reviews Thorpe Moeckel's Arcadia Road today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay discusses her new collection, Difficult Women, the problem with whiteness as the default and the need for diverse representation, and life as a workaholic.

Dictionary of Non-Notable Artists by Gregor Weichbrodt

James Ardis reviews Dictionary of Non-Notable Artists by Gregor Weichbrodt today in Rumpus Books.

This Week in Books: Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir

Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice.

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