What to Read When

Little What to Read When

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A monthly illustrated What to Read When for the young readers in our lives!

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What to Read When: A Holiday Book-Gifting Guide

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Rumpus editors share their favorite books to gift to friends and family!

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Little What to Read When: Holiday Edition

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A monthly illustrated What to Read When for the young readers in our lives!

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What to Read When You’re Ready to Rethink Women’s Fashion

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A reading list to celebrate the publication of WHAT’S INSIDE? by Anita Davis.

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What to Read When the World Is Ending

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Books to read in this fraught political moment.

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What to Read When Trying to Figure Out Who You Are

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Terry H. Watkins shares a list of books to celebrate her novel, DARLING GIRL.

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What to Read When Our Country Is Ruled by Sexual Predators

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A list of books by feminist writers who examine and dismantle rape culture.

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Little What to Read When

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A new monthly illustrated What to Read When for the young readers in our lives!

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What to Read When You’ve Lost Your Spiritual Flashlight

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A go-to list for refreshing, down-to-earth, spot-on spiritual reading.

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Little What to Read When

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A new monthly illustrated What to Read When for the young readers in our lives!

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What to Read When You Want Strong Women Who Refuse to Shut Up About Sexuality

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Steph Auteri shares a list of books to celebrate her book, A DIRTY WORD.

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What to Read When You’re Fed Up with Men

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Alexandra Tweten shares a list to celebrate her new book, BYE FELIPE.

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What to Read When You Want to Disappear

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These books speak to that desire in all of us to vanish for a spell.

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What to Read When You’re Broke Down in Hell

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A list of Melissa Stephenson’s down-and-out favorites for when you have a case of the grays.

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What to Read When You Want to Read Women in Translation

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A list of books written by women, translated by women, and in many instances, both!

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What to Read When You Want Short Stories

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A list of books to celebrate the release of the forthcoming anthology, Everyday People: The Color of Life!

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What to Read When You Are Ready to Start Over

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Melissa Radke shares a list of books to celebrate her memoir, Eat Cake. Be Brave.

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What to Read When You’re a PEN Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize Winner

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The PEN 2018 Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize winners share books that have inspired them!

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What to Read When Mining Your Anxious, Undiagnosed Childhood

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Amanda Stern shares a list of books to celebrate her memoir, Little Panic.

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What to Read When You’re at the Bar

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Miriam Parker shares a list of books to celebrate her debut novel, The Shortest Way Home.

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What to Read When You’re in Russia

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Sally McGrane, author of the debut novel Moscow at Midnight, shares a reading list!

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What to Read When You Want to Reclaim Your Time

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Books that center us and offer new perspectives.

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What to Read When You’re Queer and of Color during Pride

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Books by queer poets of color included in the Nepantla anthology!

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What to Read When You’ve Made It Halfway Through 2018

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Rumpus editors share forthcoming books they can’t wait to read!

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What to Read When Beach Weather Arrives

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Rumpus editors suggest some of their favorite summertime reads!

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What to Read When They Won’t Take the Guns Away

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We offer these reading suggestions as a starting point, but know that real change must take place off the page.

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What to Read When It’s Mental Health Month

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Rumpus editors recommend books that shed light on what it means to live with mental illness.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Feminism

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We here at The Rumpus matriarchy are celebrating all of our feminist “mothers” this Mother’s Day!

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What to Read When You Want to Read Funny Women

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Sometimes the truth hurts. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have to hear it, and all the better if we can couch those painful truths amid laughter.

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What to Read When You Want to Run Away with the Circus

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Tessa Fontaine shares a list of books to celebrate her forthcoming debut memoir, The Electric Woman.

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