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Hannah Thurman reviews I AM READY TO DIE A VIOLENT DEATH by Heiko Julien today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.
Brian Spears reviews Alice Oswald's Memorial A Version of Homer's Iliad today in Rumpus Poetry.
Benjamin Landry reviews Julie Carr's Rag today in Rumpus Poetry.
During my memoir mania, I had it in my head that the function of the memoir was to take a horrible, painful, or at least quirky experience and write a purpose into it. A memoir wasn’t a memoir unless it gave some sort of meaning to the random twists of fate.
Shannon Elderon reviews BARK by Lorrie Moore today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.
Essayist and writer Geoffrey Wolff talks about the universality of experience, why good memoir draws more attention to the characters around you, and trading writing tips with his brother Tobias.
Sean Singer reviews Amaud Jamaul Johnson's Darktown Follies today in Rumpus Poetry.
Julie Morse reviews QUESADILLAS by Juan Pablo Villalobos today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.
Novelist Chang-rae Lee talks about his latest book's "chorus of 'we,'" keeping diverse company, trying not to overthink his work, and his ongoing attempt to escape himself.
Rachel Luban reviews REDEFINING REALNESS by Janet Mock today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.
Lisa Cheby reviews Caroline Goodwin's Trapline today in Rumpus Poetry.
Patrick James Dunagan reviews John Wilkinson's Reckitt's Blue today in Rumpus Poetry.
Gina Rodriguez reviews THE CORPSE EXHIBITION by Hassan Blasim today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.
Amy Pence reviews Melissa Ginsburg's Dear Weather Ghost today in Rumpus Poetry.
Kevin Nolan reviews KARATE CHOP by Dorthe Nors today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.
Journalist Jennifer Senior examines how the pitfalls of modern parenthood led her to write a book on the subject, and talks about her fondness towards social science research and why you should choose interview subjects you like.
Alex Kalamaroff reviews A HIGHLY UNLIKELY SCENARIO by Rachael Cantor today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.
J. Scott Bugher reviews Michael Meyerhofer's Damnatio Memoriae today in Rumpus Poetry.
Barbara Berman reviews Stephen Kuusisto's Letters to Borges today in Rumpus Poetry.
Nina Schuyler reviews BEFORE I BURN by Gaute Heivoll today in The Rumpus Book Reviews.