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 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 www.seth-fischer.com, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →