Posts Tagged: elon green

Like Juggling Knives: Talking with Rumaan Alam

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Rumaan Alam discusses his new novel, That Kind of Mother, the limits of the employer-employee relationship, and the grossness of heterosexual sex.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #133: Jake Shears

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“I wrote this book. I worked really, really hard on it, and I was a little scared by it.”

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Reading Other People’s Mail: Talking with Michelle Dean

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Michelle Dean discusses Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion, literary legends, and the absence of Black writers from the narrative.

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What to Read When: Rumpus Staff Favorites 2017

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The Rumpus editorial staff selects our favorite pieces from 2017!

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You Still Got It: Bar-Hopping with Burt Young

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Actor and painter Burt Young talks filmmaking, art, and the years he spent living on a sixty-three-foot yacht.

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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!

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Notable NYC: 9/2–9/8

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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The Eternal Hunt for Relevance: Doree Shafrir Discusses Startup

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Doree Shafrir discusses her debut novel, Startup, the differences between journalism and fiction, and why she chose to tell this particular story.

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Rewriting Autism

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Elon Green writes about the complicated history of autism research for the Atlantic: But the damage done by Kanner, intentionally or otherwise, is inescapable. For far too long he perpetuated ideas about autistic children that were simply not true. And for too long no one was the wiser. “By burying Asperger in history, Kanner obscured the […]

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