Posts Tagged: James Salter

The Sunday Rumpus Essay: The Year of Light and Dark

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It isn’t much of a contest to say that Julie Coyne is the single most inspirational human being I have ever met. And I am here—in Xela—in part because I could use a little inspiration.

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The Rumpus Interview with Stephanie Danler

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Stephanie Danler discusses her debut novel, Sweetbitter, writing sensually, and the power of an authentic voice.

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The Rumpus Interview with Brendan Jones

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Brendan Jones talks about his debut novel, The Alaskan Laundry, living in Alaska, his time as a Wallace Stegner Fellow, and living and loving what you write.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Thorpe Moeckel

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Thorpe Moeckel about his new book Arcadia Road, the challenge of writing long poems, raising twins, and camo thongs.

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All That Is

All That Is by James Salter

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James Salter’s new novel, All That Is – his first in thirty-four years – is a masterpiece. At the moment, the span of years between Salter’s books has got people interested in him. In a recent New Yorker profile, Nick Paumgarten follows Salter’s full life story, from his days as a fighter pilot in the […]

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Life and Times of A Bibliophile

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“The love of books, the possession of them, can be thought of as an extension of one’s self or being, not separate from a love of life but rather as an extra dimension of it, and even of what comes after. ‘Paradise is a library,’ as Borges said.” Over at The New Yorker, James Salter […]

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