Posts by: The Rumpus

What to Read When Everyone Is Talking about Rape

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A list of memoirs, fiction, poetry collections, and nonfiction that deal with rape culture and the many ways that is shapes our society and the women and men who live within it. ...more

What to Read When You Are a Nasty Woman

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A list from Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay to celebrate the release of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America. ...more

The Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Goes to… Kenny G

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Rumpus editors share our Nobel Prize in Literature predictions with you! ...more

What to Read When You Want to Write Like a Mother

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A list of books that wrangle, directly or indirectly, with motherhood and all that comes with it (or its absence). ...more

What to Read When It’s Time for Sports

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Just a "heads up" (as they say in the sports world): this isn't your average sports list. ...more

Celebrating the National Book Awards 2017 Longlist!

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It's that time again! Last week, the National Book Awards released their longlist of 2017 honorees. ...more

What to Read When You’re Thinking about Florida

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In celebration of our Floridian friends and family, we've compiled a list of great books that take place in, engage with, or otherwise visit the "Sunshine state." ...more

What to Read When You Want Your Kids to Grow Up to Be Good

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A list of picture books to create meaningful conversations with kids about the way America is now and the ways we hope to make it better. ...more

What to Read When You Don’t Want Summer to End

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A list of books that take place in the summer, remind us of summer, and/or just make for great beach reads. ...more

What to Read When You’ve Made It More Than Halfway through 2017

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A list of Rumpus editors' favorite reads from 2017 thus far—books that have kept us sane, challenged us to work harder and think bigger, and kept us dreaming and hopeful. ...more

From the Editors: On Charlottesville and White Supremacy

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Rumpus editors share their thoughts on Charlottesville and white supremacy. When we have a platform to speak out against hatred and bigotry, we must use it to do so. ...more

What to Read When You Need to Know about Korea

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A list of books about Korea (both North and South) and by Koreans that Rumpus editors have read and enjoyed. ...more

What to Read When You Want to Go to College

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College is a rite of passage for many young people, and it's also a part of the American Dream for many families. Here is a list of books that tackle those fraught four years. ...more

What to Read When You Need Some Good News

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Take a quick break from the apocalyptic news and end your week with this list of books to eagerly anticipate (assuming the world doesn't end) instead! ...more

Next Letter in the Mail: Kristen Arnett

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Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Kristen Arnett, author of the forthcoming debut collection Felt in the Jaw (Split Lip Press)! Kristen writes us a beautiful, breathtakingly honest letter about about the Christmas present that sits unopened in the backseat of her car, learning to set boundaries, and what it means to have a family.

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