Posts Tagged: richard hughes

The Rumpus Interview with Micah Perks


Micah Perks talks about her new novel, What Becomes Us, America’s cultural and mythical heritage, and why every novel is a political novel. ...more

Binnie Kirshenbaum: The Last Book I Loved, A High Wind in Jamaica


picture-1Stories about pirates and orphans were my childhood favorites. Pirates, orphans, and those ever-so-enviable children–Madeline and Eloise–who lucked out with distant,  absent, or dead parents: Pippi Longstocking, Huckleberry Finn, and Peter Pan, were winners for  featuring distant parents and pirates.