Posts Tagged: Bernard Malamud

The Human Cost: Discussing Political Storytelling with Olivia Kate Cerrone


Olivia Kate Cerrone discusses her novella The Hunger Saint and the significance of historical fiction. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with David Bezmozgis


The Rumpus talks to David Bezmozgis about Israel, making fact into fiction, politics in novels, and his new book, The Betrayers. ...more

Peter Orner’s Favorite Short Stories


I’ll say it: [“Idiots First”] is the most moving American story ever written. (Until I change my mind.)

For online magazine Ozy, Rumpus columnist Peter Orner collects some of his very favorite short stories.

They range from North American classics by Bernard Malamud and Alice Munro to work by Mexican author Juan Rulfo and murdered South African author Bessie Head.