The Rumpus Sunday Book Review Supplement

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supplement2It’s a Sunday, and it’s the day after Halloween. What makes for a better hangover than reading an excellent bunch of book reviews?

This week, Rumpus Books reviewed a collection of short stories, two novels, and a collection of poems by Louise Glück.

Iron Chef — A review of Tongue, a novel by Kyung-Ran Jo.

Eric Stanton's "Punished Publisher"

Eric Stanton's "Punished Publisher"

A Squared-Off Landscape Representing The World — A review of A Village Life, a collection of poems by Louise Glück.

A review of Sleeper’s Wake, a novel by Alistair Morgan.

Waterworld — A review of What the World Will Look Like When All The Water Leaves Us, a collection of short stories by Laura van den Berg.

Also, be sure not to miss Stephen Elliott on book tours, The Big Book Club by Wendy MacLeodKevin Nolan on what’s happened to newspapers, and Rozalia Jovanovic on The New Yorker Festival.


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 →