The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement


It was yet another awesome week for Rumpus Books. Click through for links to reviews, rants, interviews, and more.

A review of The Madonna’s of Echo Park, a new novel by Brando Skyhorse.

The Living Dead — A review of David Lipsky’s Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, a book in which “David Foster Wallace speaks to us from beyond the grave.”

The Tense, Thrown Like a Switch — A review of The Atlantic Tunnel, a poetry collection by Paul Farley.

A review of Little Green, a first novel by Loretta Stinson.

A Gloriously Difficult World — A review of The Horse Has Six Legs, an anthology of Serbian poetry first published in 1992, edited and translated by Charles Simic.

Also, be sure not to miss the Rumpus Interview with Simon Rich, the third installment of Monica Shores’ Sex Book Throwdown entitled “Ladies Gotta Get Some,” Stephen Elliott’s quick little publishing rant, and the last book Alan Horn loved was One Hour of Television.

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 →