Posts Tagged: L.A.

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jon Raymond


The Rumpus Book Club chats with Jon Raymond about his new novel Freebird, intergenerational trauma, and the unshakeable love of family. ...more

Rumpus Original Fiction: Monkey Men


Still lying on the bed in the Wausau hotel room, I started counting ceiling tiles. From above the covers. Not under. Never under. I always feel constricted, under. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Yumi Sakugawa


Yumi Sakugawa discusses her latest book, Ikebana, discovering meditation, exploring blank spaces, and drawing a world of sentient oranges and one-eyed monsters. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Steph Cha


Steph Cha talks about her new novel, Beware Beware, writing compelling and complex Korean American characters, and what reading a book has in common with a level in a video game. ...more

Book Covers, Gender-Switching


German artist, Daniela Comani, changes the gender on the covers of classic literary works in her current exhibition in an L.A. gallery. Thus The Brothers Karamazov becomes The Sisters Karamazov, and Mrs. Dalloway becomes Mr. Dalloway, etc. The utility of her artistry lies more in her question-posing than providing answers or in-depth commentary, but her pieces do make for some interesting gaze time.