Posts Tagged: Wioletta Greg

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Transit Books


The founders of Transit Books discuss Wioletta Greg's debut novel, Swallowing Mercury, and the challenges and rewards that come with starting a small independent press. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 9/18–9/24


Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

What to Read When You Need Some Good News


Take a quick break from the apocalyptic news and end your week with this list of books to eagerly anticipate (assuming the world doesn't end) instead! ...more

What We’re Reading in August!


We’re thrilled to announce that our August Book Club selection is Wioletta Greg’s Swallowing Mercury!

In this celebrated debut from the prize-winning poet, Wiola looks back on her youth in a close-knit, agricultural community in 1980s Poland. Her memories are precise, intense, distinctive, sensual: a playfulness and whimsy rise up in the gossip of the village women, rumored visits from the Pope, and the locked room in the dressmaker’s house, while political unrest and predatory men cast shadows across this bright portrait.