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Archived Since:June 10, 2009

Blog Post Archive

The Last Book I Loved: Seven Nights

About a month ago, I found Seven Nights in a moving box. I sat down on the basement floor, started reading, and got flung back to that amazing train ride from Chicago to Houston.

The Rumpus Interview with Frederick Barthelme

Frederick Barthelme talks about his new novel, There Must Be Some Mistake, life after teaching, and why food from the Olive Garden is “execrable in the best possible way.”

Hemingway On A Bike by Eric Freeze

Ryan Kauffman reviews Hemingway On a Bike by Eric Freeze today in Rumpus Books.

Tombo by W. S. DiPiero

A.V. Christie reviews W.S. DiPiero's Tombo today in Rumpus Poetry.

Rainey Royal by Dylan Landis

Christen Leppla reviews Rainey Royal by Dylan Landis to day in Rumpus Books.

All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

Brett Josef Grubisic reviews All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews today in Rumpus Books.

I haven’t read this book

But check out the website for the novel Us Conductors. It’s probably a very good book, seeing as it’s published by Tin House, and we interviewed the author. Either way, the design and navigation of the site is stunning.

A Famous Blues / Go Find Your Father by Harmony Holiday

Kent Shaw reviews Harmony Holiday's A Famous Blues / Go Find Your Father today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Last Book I Loved: Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Why would a fictional character’s opinion about a city matter to me? Because Bernadette Fox says things like “I would laugh at the whole thing, but I’m too bored” and “Already I wished a Chechen rebel would shoot me in the back.”

A Woman Without a Country by Eavan Boland

Jenna Le reviews Eavan Boland's A Woman Without a Country today in Rumpus Poetry.

Exile in Guyville by Gina Arnold

Brian Gresko reviews Exile in Guyville by Gina Arnold today in Rumpus Books.

Love Sonnets and Elegies by Louise Labé, translated by Richard Sieburth

Patrick James Dunagan reviews Richard Sieburth's translation of Louise Labé's Love Sonnets and Elegies today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Wayne Harrison

Wayne Harrison discusses his debut novel, The Spark and the Drive, fiction, working as a correctional officer, and Carl Benz's three-wheeled Motor Car.

The TV Sutras by Dodie Bellamy

Amy Pence reviews The TV Sutras by Dodie Bellamy today in Rumpus Books.

Alphabet and Paradise and Elsewhere by Kathy Page

Leland Cheuk reviews Alphabet and Paradise and Elsewhere by Kathy Page today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai talks about ghosts, teaching, chronology in writing, and her new novel, The Hundred-Year House.

Changeling

The story of how I wrote my second novel begins in 1999, when my four-year-old daughter Anna had a minor accident that caused massive intercranial bleeding.

The View from Saturn by Alice Friman

Tariq al Haydar reviews Alice Friman's The View from Saturn today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer discusses the environment, his childhood, and the conception and conclusion of his Southern Reach Trilogy.

Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays by Tony Hoagland

Jonathan Russell Clark reviews Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays by Tony Hoagland today in Rumpus Books.

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