Let A Rumpus Pal Choose Your Next Book


Bookish, the new website that helps you choose and buy books based on input from writers, editors, and publishers, has a post up by Rumpus contributor/interviewee Scott Hutchins.

Read it if you’re interested in books concerning father/son relationships and want recommendations from someone who wrote a whole novel on the subject.

His suggestions range from Nick Hornby’s About A Boy to Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men and everything in between (except, ironically, Turgenev’s Fathers and Sons).

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →