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The Book of Endless Sleepovers by Henry Hoke

Allie Rowbottom reviews The Book of Endless Sleepovers by Henry Hoke today in Rumpus Books.

Visible #6: Women Writers of Color: Abeer Hoque

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.

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

Emily Burns Morgan reviews 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster today in Rumpus Books.

This Week in Books: American Purgatory

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.

Burn My Shadow: A Selective Memory of an X-Rated Life by Tyler Knight

Zakiya Harris reviews Burn My Shadow by Tyler Knight today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with George Saunders

George Saunders discusses his new (and first) novel Lincoln in the Bardo, Donald Trump, and a comprehensive theory of literature.

What to Read When You Want to Avoid the News

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.

Two Worlds Exist by Yehoshua November

David Nilsen reviews Yehoshua November's Two Worlds Exist today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Ben Tanzer

Ben Tanzer discusses his new essay collection Be Cool, why running is so important to him, and not being precious about his work.

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #71: Kris D’Agostino

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.

What to Read When You Want to Forget the News

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.

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos

Kea Krause reviews Abandon Me by Melissa Febos today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Mila Jaroniec

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.

Culdesac by Robert Repino

Ian MacAllen reviews Culdesac by Robert Repino today in Rumpus Books.

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Ruth Joffre reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Jon Day

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."

Conversations with Writers Braver Than Me #19: Jason Diamond

Jason Diamond discusses his memoir Searching for John Hughes, confronting his childhood abuse, avoiding his parents, and writing about all of it.

Shadowbahn by Steve Erickson

Chris Vaughan reviews Shadowbahn by Steve Erickson today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Erik Kennedy

Poet Erik Kennedy discusses literary community and his formative years as a young writer in New Jersey, and shares two new prose poems.

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

John Flynn-York reviews Universal Harvester by John Darnielle today in Rumpus Books.

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