Posts Tagged: makeup

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jade Chang


Jade Chang discusses her new novel The Wangs vs. the World, citizen journalism, and how to write an immigrant story that's not all about pain. ...more

America Again


I felt urgently that it was the moment to tell the story of what I’ve learned about American music—or maybe about being an American. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Alida Nugent


Alida Nugent talks about her new book You Don’t Have to Like Me: Essays on Growing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding Feminism, the messiness and realness of sex and sexuality, and putting likeability last. ...more

“A ‘Fuck You’ to Women Everywhere”


I can imagine complaining along these lines in an editorial meeting at a British publishing house, and being sighed at: “Yes, of course the 1960s cover is beautiful – I love it – but Waterstones and Tesco won’t stock it.”

At the London Review of Books‘ blog, Fatema Ahmed takes a critical look at the cover of a new edition of The Bell Jar, which depicts a woman applying makeup.