Posts Tagged: The Instructions

Notable Chicago 10/27–11/2

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Sunday 10/27: Every week, you’re invited to join poets and spectators alike for the Uptown Poetry Slam. This is where slam poetry began and where it continues to grow. 7 PM, $6, The Green Mill. Monday 10/28: If you’ve been working on a piece to be read aloud, may I suggest stopping by Do Not […]

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Towel-Snapping The Janitor’s Ass

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“C: Where did the idea [for The Instructions] come from? AL: Nowhere really, unless maybe from the sentence “I towel-snapped the ass of the Janitor,” which used to be the first line of the book.  Or from having spent my childhood suspecting I was the messiah. Or from having dated a red-haired painter, or from […]

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The Instructions Ships Today!

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The Instructions by Adam Levin. A debut novel, 1,024 pages, published byMcSweeney’s and rumored to be the best book McSweeney’s has ever put out, is the nextRumpus Book Clubselection. Today is the last day to sign up for the Rumpus Book Club and receive The Instructions. Click here to join. (And yes, the book is still thicker than a can of beer):

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