Posts by: Antonia Crane

Nothing But Trouble: Hookers & Memoir
The Rumpus Interview with Bruce Benderson

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The Romanian is an enthralling memoir about Benderson’s consuming affair with a male hustler he encountered in Budapest, while doing research. I wondered about that timeless troll, desire, and how it has the power to dunk one’s entire world into chaos or turn a hillside into a sublime, electric lightshow.

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