The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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Canongate speaks out on publishing Julian Assange’s unauthorized autobiography.

Kesey and Kerouac sitting in a tree, or not really at all.

This is how to master not feeling so bad about your employment prospects in two weeks in book review format, and it’s very timely for yours truly.

“Maybe this will be another century in which reading changes forever.”


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 →