The Rumpus Sunday Book Review Supplement


supplement2This week, Rumpus books reviews two novels, a book of short stories, and a collection of poetry. We’ve also got an interview with Rebecca Solnit, plus essays on Borges, Douglas Rushkoff and Leonardo Sinisgalli.

In the Eye of the Hurricane — A review of The Southern Cross by Skip Horack.

“Trouble on the way, and great joy” — A review of Map of the Folded World by John Gallaher.

The Fog of War — A review of Far Bright Star by Robert Olmstead.Borges

Genre Trap — A review of Wonderful World by Javier Calvo.

Also, be sure not to miss this interview with Rebecca Solnit and some really brilliant essays about Borges and the library of Babel or Douglas Rushkoff and selling out or  the poetry of Leonardo Sinisgalli.

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 →