The Rumpus Sunday Book Review Supplement


dogs-thomas-allen-book-art-photography-300x2251This week, Rumpus Books has published reviews of Christopher Buckley’s new memoir, the work of Sidney Wade, and two novels, including one about being Jewish  — and accused of patricide — in Holocaust-era Austria.

Also, an interview about Superman and BDSM and an essay about India and cancer.

Down in the Dumpster — A review of Some Things That Meant the World to Me by Joshua Mohr.

All That Glitters — A review of The Jump Artist by Austin Ratner. secret-identity-9780810996342-7990861

The Lightness of Sidney Wade — A review of all the poet’s work, especially Stroke.

Losing Mum and Pup, A Liberal’s Guilty Pleasure — A review of Christopher Buckley’s new book about his conservative socialite parents. 

Also, don’t miss the Rumpus interview with Craig Yoe about Superman artist Joe Shuster’s BDSM art and Katherine Russell’s essay about India and cancer.

Seth Fischer's writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing 2013, Buzzfeed, PankGuernica, Lunch Ticket, Gertrude, and elsewhere. His Rumpus piece "Notes from a Unicorn" was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. He will be a 2014 Lambda Literary Emerging Voicing Fellow and was a 2013 Jentel Arts Residency Program Fellow. He also teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles and Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Find more writing of his writing at, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →