The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup


At Maud, how much should philosophy and fiction have anything to do with each other?

If you liked Julie Klausner’s interview here at The Rumpus and want more, she has another interview over at The New Yorker Book Bench. (Spoiler alert: in the latter, Kermit the Frog is definitely discussed).

Curious about black metal and Satanism? Me too.

GIANT’s Justin Taylor is interviewed over at Paper Cuts.

Like Amazon, Apple will be using DRM when it sells its e-books. Translation: You don’t actually own the book.

At The Guardian, “Borges’s lost translations.”

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, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →