The Rumpus Sunday Book Review Supplement

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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 twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He is a board member of BiNet USA, and he was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He’s been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →