The Believer‘s Fall Bounty

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This month’s Believer Magazine has got a cornucopia of fall’s literary treats and some are available in full on their website. Here’s a review of Andrew Foster Altschul’s Deus Ex Machina, the Rumpus’ Book Club selection back in December.

If you don’t remember, the book is something like ”a dark fable about the depravities of contemporary life and the grotesque falsifications that undergird our reality-television culture, a familiar critique for fans of the postmodern metafictional tradition.” And Sarah Palin is involved. And her presence is sinister. More articles are available in full here.


Sam Riley is the Editorial Assistant at the Rumpus. Also, a humor enthusiast and science supporter. She currently resides in San Francisco, CA. More from this author →