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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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This weekend, Heather Partington reviews Fridays at Enrico’s, Don Carpenter’s posthumous novel about novelists, and Inside Madeleine, a collection of stories by Paula Bomer that takes an unblinking look at femininity. While the former will strike a familiar chord for many Rumpus readers—Carpenter’s book follows a married couple pursuing literary success in the Beat world of 1960’s California—the latter is a “raw,” “sexual,” and “visceral” exploration of women in conflict with themselves and those around them.

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