Posts Tagged: poland

The Rumpus Interview with Mila Jaroniec

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Mila Jaroniec talks about her debut novel Plastic Vodka Bottle Sleepover,” writing autofiction, the surprising similarity between selling sex toys and selling books, and the impact of having a baby on editing. ...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #60: Leah Kaminsky

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Leah Kaminsky’s debut novel, The Waiting Room, depicts one fateful day in the life of an Australian doctor and mother, Dina, living in Haifa, Israel. Dina is trying to maintain normalcy as she goes about her work as a family doctor, cares for her son, and fights to preserve her faltering relationship with her husband, with whom she’s expecting a daughter.

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The Rumpus Interview with Esmé Weijun Wang

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Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her first novel, The Border of Paradise, about a multi-generational new American family, creative expression through writing and photography, and interracial relationships. ...more

The Rumpus interview with Stuart Dybek

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Stuart Dybek discusses the forthcoming The Best Small Fictions 2016, the invisibility of anecdote, and why the art of transition is the art of the short story. ...more

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The World Bank houses a bookstore. Unfortunately, it’s closing.

Harry Potter is causing a legal dispute between two bookstores in the Philippines, with one store claiming a legal monopoly over the book.

CityLab checks out The Last Bookstore, a massive bookstore warehouse in Los Angeles.

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The Rumpus Interview with Kim Brooks

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Kim Brooks discusses her debut novel, The Houseguest, her approach to character and historical narrative, and the value of engaging readers with larger social issues through literature. ...more

Obeying the Gods of Small Things

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If the ephemeral objects were not collected, and if the journalistic, social-science reports not commissioned, and if all of it were not preserved, then no one would believe that such a place had existed; not on the moon, but right here, in the center of the earth’s most sophisticated continent.

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Morning Coffee

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morning coffee new sized rightFeelin’ kind of teenaged today.

Vintage Polish fashion magazine advertisements? Yes please.

Hearing with our skin.

Department of beautiful but terrifying implications: Dead tire graveyard.

Guardian UK on the unsure cause of Jane Austen’s demise.

Yesterday was the first day of December (spoiler alert!), and with it Big Picture has started their Hubble Space Telescope advent calendar.

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