The Rumpus Sunday Book Review Supplement


supplement2It’s Sunday, which means Rumpus Books has a week’s worth of book reviews for you, plus two interviews, a conversation about the future of the Internet, and an essay on E-Books, all below the fold.

This week, Rumpus Books reviewed a story collection, a book of poetry and a novel.

What Is An Anthem — “A poet doesn’t review the poems in G.C. Waldrep’s Archicembalo—she listens to them.”

Not-So-Ancient-History — A review of The Boy Next Door, a novel by Irene Sabatini.3069432191_416a66192e

A review of One of These Things Is Not Like the Others, a story collection by Stephanie Johnson.

Also, be sure not to miss E-Doldrums: A Book Publisher Confronts E-Books, The Rumpus Interview with Alisdair Gray, the third installment of Stephen Elliott’s book store interviews, and a conversation with Jonathan Zittrain’s on the future of the Internet.

Seth Fischer's writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing 2013, Buzzfeed, PankGuernica, Lunch Ticket, Gertrude, and elsewhere. His Rumpus piece "Notes from a Unicorn" was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. He will be a 2014 Lambda Literary Emerging Voicing Fellow and was a 2013 Jentel Arts Residency Program Fellow. He also teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles and Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Find more writing of his writing at, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →