Anna March explains why THE COST OF LIVING by Rob Roberge is the last book she loved....more
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This column collects a bunch of albums (and, in one case, a book by a writer/musician) that I have loved a great deal in the last six months, as well as exactly one album that I think is not worth the hype....more
There are no holiday weekends in August, but there are weekend Rumpus roundups.
If you feel like you need a hundred-year-nap, you might relate to Saturday’s comic by Yumi Sakugawa.
And on Sunday, Rob Roberge wrestled with the way fiction wrestles with the impossible complexity of making moral decisions:
But/and it strikes me that most good writing (and here, I’ll put my vote in for “good” being synonymous with ethically complex…) concerns itself with issues of non-conventional morality.
If literary fiction offers an alternative to more mainstream “narratives of reassurance,” can the oft-cited moral experiment of Heinz’s Dilemma help us understand why such challenging work isn’t more popular?...more
Two years ago, Rob Roberge and I lost our publishers when the presses set to release our forthcoming books simultaneously collapsed within a couple of months of each other...more