Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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Our posting schedule was a little light over the holiday weekend, but Michelle Dean’s ode to used books is well worth a read:

My copy of Anne of Green Gables, the one my dad read to me, is worn and fragile and the binding, a cheap 1980s mass market quality, is slowly going to dust. But it is the only copy that feels right to me.

And don’t forget about Rumpus holiday gifts! They’re perfect for all the devastatingly beautiful geniuses in your life.


Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →