The Rumpus Sunday Book Review Supplement


2168836714_c25ca2eee61This week, Rumpus Books has published a review of a memoir and three novels, as well as two interviews, one of which includes an excerpt from Robert Sullivan’s book The Thoreau You Don’t Know.

Love is a Plane Crash of the Soul — A review of Op Oloop by Juan Filloy and The Halfway House by Guillermo Rosales. 

Life is Beautiful – A review of This Lovely Life: A Memoir of Premature Motherhood by Vicki Forman.3699184642_8882072254

The Magic Hour – A review of We Agreed to Just Meet Here by Scott Blackwood.

An interview with Robert Sullivan, and an excerpt from his book The Thoreau You Don’t Know.

Also, don’t miss this long interview with Jessica Anthony, where she talks about her book The Convalescent, the winner of the first ever McSweeney’s Amanda Davis Highwire Fiction Award.

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 was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and 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 →