The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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Happy Sunday! You know what Sunday means, right? Below the fold, catch up with what Rumpus Books reviewed, excerpted, and loved this week.

American History X-treme — A review of Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead, a memoir by Frank Meeink.

A review of The Best of It, New and Selected Poems by U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan.

An excerpt from US: Americans Talk About Love, edited by John Bowe.

Also, the last poem Charles North loved was “Clip From Francis Jammes” and be sure not to miss some very cool illustrations by Elzbieta Gaudasinska of the Polish book The Sun Has Fallen Into the Sack by Jerzy Bieniecki.


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 →