Posts Tagged: Americans

Dispatches from the Swamp: The Babble in the Bubble

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To the extent that America—that great big word that makes us all so anxious—exists at all, it exists as a vast and noisy sheet of bubble wrap.

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The Rumpus Interview with Nina Stibbe

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Author Nina Stibbe discusses her new novel Paradise Lodge, our obsession with character likeability, and how she more than flirts with feminism.

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The Rumpus Interview with Greg Baxter

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Novelist Greg Baxter talks about living abroad as an American, writing his new book, Munich Airport, and why he doesn’t buy the defeatist clichés that people use to define our world and time.

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How Do We Spend Our Time?

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Last week the government released a survey detailing the time-consuming activities of Americans, broken down in terms of gender, race and age. Time spent working is down due to the lack of jobs and alas, an increase in reading is not compensating for this loss. Instead, TV-viewing time has increased and the rest of the […]

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