The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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This week, Rumpus books reviewed a book of alternate versions of The Odyssey, novels by Jillian Weise and Heidi Durrow, and a book of poetry by D.W. Lichtenberg. Also, we had an incredible interview with Paula Fox.  

A review of The Lost Books Of The Odyssey, a book “of alternate versions of Western Literature’s founding epic” by Zachary Mason.  

Mutations of Meaning — A review of The Colony, a novel by Jillian Weise.

A review of The Ancient Book of Hip, poetry by D.W. Lichtenberg.

Why Me? — A review of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, a novel by Heidi Durrow.

Also, be sure not to miss The Rumpus Long Interview with Paula Fox and “illustrations (circa 1840s) by Wilhelm von Kaulbach for Goethe’s Reynard the Fox,complete with “cropping” by a thief.


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’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 →