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Allie Rowbottom reviews The Book of Endless Sleepovers by Henry Hoke today in Rumpus Books.
Abeer Hoque talks about coming of age in the predominantly white suburbs of Pittsburgh, rewriting her memoir manuscript ten times, and looking for poetry in prose.
Emily Burns Morgan reviews 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster today in Rumpus Books.
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.
Zakiya Harris reviews Burn My Shadow by Tyler Knight today in Rumpus Books.
George Saunders discusses his new (and first) novel Lincoln in the Bardo, Donald Trump, and a comprehensive theory of literature.
From drugs to celebrities to murder to just plain good writing, here are five books that offer us a brief respite from the onslaught of terrifying news.
David Nilsen reviews Yehoshua November's Two Worlds Exist today in Rumpus Poetry.
Ben Tanzer discusses his new essay collection Be Cool, why running is so important to him, and not being precious about his work.
In Kris D’Agostino’s second novel, The Antiques, he returns to familiar forms: A dysfunctional family whose members are in various stages of arrested development; a generational home in upstate New York; and the absurdity of life in its most darkly comedic moments.
Reading the news is particularly awful these days. Between the xenophobia, the protests, and the incessant Tweeting. There is also the fact that oh well, perhaps we had a lot of foreign involvement with our election and those in power were colluding with Russia.
Kea Krause reviews Abandon Me by Melissa Febos today in Rumpus Books.
Mila Jaroniec talks about her debut novel Plastic Vodka Bottle Sleepover,” writing autofiction, the surprising similarity between selling sex toys and selling books, and the impact of having a baby on editing.
Ian MacAllen reviews Culdesac by Robert Repino today in Rumpus Books.
Ruth Joffre reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen today in Rumpus Books.
Jon Day discusses his memoir, Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier, the bicycle as a symbol of gentrification, and the city as "a technology for living."
Jason Diamond discusses his memoir Searching for John Hughes, confronting his childhood abuse, avoiding his parents, and writing about all of it.
Chris Vaughan reviews Shadowbahn by Steve Erickson today in Rumpus Books.
Poet Erik Kennedy discusses literary community and his formative years as a young writer in New Jersey, and shares two new prose poems.
John Flynn-York reviews Universal Harvester by John Darnielle today in Rumpus Books.