Aimee Liu discusses her new novel, GLORIOUS BOY.
Tags: A Time to Dance No Time to Weep, Aimee Liu, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, Andaman Islands, andrew solomon, Ann Patchett, Arthur Rubinstein, attunement, Barbara Kingsolver, Blackberry Winter, Clara Schumann, code switching, Colette Sartor, colonialism, Einstein syndrome, Ettore Biocca, Euphoria, family, Far From the Tree, Glorious Boy, historical fiction, India, Japan, Japanese, Lily King, Margaret Mead, motherhood, mothers and sons, New Delhi, parenting, patriarchy, privilege, psychology, Racism, Red Hen Press, research, rumer godden, setting, slavery, State of Wonder, systemic racism, The Einstein Syndrome, The Poisonwood Bible, Thomas Sowell, World War II, WWII, Yanoama
Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Adam Gidwitz, Adeeba Shahid Talukder, Alan Chazaro, Alexander Chee, Alyssa Sineni, andrew solomon, Ann Lewinson, Aricka Foreman, Arthur Kayzakian, Babak Elahi, Becca Klaver, Bethany Saltman, Bri Griffith, brian gresko, Carmen Boullosa, Cheryl Pearl Sucher, Cheryl Sucher, Chinaka Hodge, Christopher Beha, Cooper Lee Bombardier, craig finn, Cynthia Cruz, Dia Felix, Don Illich, Donna Dzurilla, Edward A. Farmer, Elizabeth T. Gray, elliot ackerman, Emma Otheguy, Fiona Davis, Gina Apostol, Hala Alyan, Hannah Assadi, Helen Fremont, Hilary Leichter, hope wabuke, Jacob Appel, Jami Attenberg, jeff sharlet, Jenny Offill, Jenny Zhang, Jeremy Hoevenaar, Joanna Herson, joanna rakoff, Judith R. Robinson, Kate Wisel, Katie Whittemore, kristen arnett, Laura Bogart, Lauren Russell, Laurin Wolf, Lucia LoTempio, Lydia Millet, Mandana Chaffa, Marae Hart, Mary Beth Keane, Matt Ortile, Mónica Ramón Ríos, Meredith Fineman, Michael Cunningham, Nadia Colburn, nick romeo, Noah Feldman, Notable Online, Omid Fallahazad, Paul Tremblay, Peter Kispert, Peter Schireson, Poupeh Missaghi, Rebecca Solnit, Rocky Delaplaine, Ryan Chapman, Shifra Malka, Shireen Day, Stephanie Cawley, Susan Choi, Suzannah Russ Spaar, Tariq Shah, Teddy Wayne, Tiana Clark, tochi onyebuchi, Tommy Pico, Tommye Blount, Tracy O'Neill
Esmé Weijun Wang discusses THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS.
Tags: All You Can Ever Know, andrew solomon, Anna Karenina, Dani Shapiro, Dear Friend, Demon Camp, Esmé Weijun Wang, essay collection, Eula Biss, Eva Woods, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, genetics, graywolf, Hourglass, Jen Percy, Lyme, Lyme disease, Marisa Siegel, Mental Health, mental illness, motherhood, mothers, mothers and daughters, Nicole Chung, notes from no man's land, personal essay, rape, Ron Powers, schizophrenia, sexual abuse, sexual assault, The Border of Paradise, The Collected Schizophrenias, The Noonday Demon, Where Reasons End, yiyun li
“I can tell my story with precautions; others strip away my armor and expose a beating heart.”
Tags: andrew solomon, depression, disability, documentary, family, Far From the Tree, Film, film adaptation, gay, homosexuality, Lauren Wissot, LGBTQ, mental illness, Rachel Dretzin
Amanda Stern shares a list of books to celebrate her memoir,
Little Panic. ...more
Tags: amanda stern, andrew solomon, Beth Youman Gleick, Between the World and Me, Capturing the Essence, Colson Whitehead, DSM, Ellen Raskin, Etgar Keret, Far From the Tree, Grand Central Publishing, Harvey Weiss, James Shapiro, Jean Nathan, John Sarno, Kathleen Finneran, Little Panic, Margaux Fragoso, memoir, Nancy Larrick, Piping Down the Valleys Wild, Robert Leahy, Sag Harbor, Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Divided Mind, The Noonday Demon, The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll, The Seven Good Years, The Tender Land, The Worry Cure, Tiger Tiger, Time Is When, What to Read When
Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!
Tags: A.J. Lees, Adeeba Shahid Talukder, Aisha Mirza, Alisson Wood, Ananda Lima, andrew solomon, Aparna Nacherla, Ariel Schrag, ben loory, Coe Booth, D. Foy, Dana Schwartz, David Levithan, Ed Hamilton, Eddie Joyce, Elizabeth Alexander, Emma Straub, Erica Wright, Hannah Beresford, Hannah Ingran, Hiola Jones, Ira Silverberg, isaac fitzgerald, James Kimbrell, Jennifer Firestone, Jessica Bruder, Jodi Savage, John Freeman, K.R. Miller, Kaila Philo, Karen Rinaldi, Kathleen Alcott, Katie Willingham, Kim Kelly, Kyla Marshell, Lawrence Joseph, Lucinda Rosenfeld, maria popova, Mark Bray, Marwa Helal, Matthew Thorburn, Melissa Febos, Michael Ausiello, Michael Chabon, Miller Oberman, Miranda Field, Nelson George, New York City, Nick Flynn, Nicole Cooley, notable new york, Notable NYC, Paul Lisicky, Ricardo Maldonado, Roshan Abraham, Ruby Brunton, Ryan Dzelzkalns, Sarah Bridgins, Sarah Gerard, Sarah Perry, Sean Doyle, Sigrid Rausing, Stephanie Perkins, Timothy Liu, Tress Congo, Wren Hanks, Yuxi Lin, zadie smith
Belle Boggs discusses
The Art of Waiting about navigating through the difficulties of conception and fertility treatment. ...more
Tags: Adrienne Rich, andrew solomon, animals, Anna Lena Phillips Bell, Annie Dillard, babies, Belle Boggs, children, Clare Beams, conception, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, Ecotone, essays, Eula Biss, family, Far From the Tree, fertility, fertility treatment, garth greenwell, graywolf, Half Wild, Hannah Fries, Here Comes the Sun, in vitro fertilization, infertility, interview, ivf, Janisse Ray, Joan Didion, Kate Hopper, Katie Dublinski, Leslie Jamison, Little Labors, Macbeth, Maggie Nelson, Mattaponi Queen, motherhood, Natalia Ginzburg, nature, Nicole Dennis-Benn, nonfiction, Orion Magazine., parenting, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, pregnancy, Rebecca Solnit, rivka galchen, Robin MacArthur, Sula, The Art of Arrival, The Art of Waiting, The Noonday Demon, The Red Parts, the rumpus, We Love You Charlie Freeman, We Show What We Have Learned, What Belongs to You, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Yvonne Conza
When the Chinese government created a China-themed pavilion at this year’s BookExpo America, several writers protested the event. Writer Andrew Solomon argued that the Chinese government used that expo as a platform to present their “approved literature to the world.” Now, for the New Yorker, Christopher Beam shares his experience visiting the controversial China pavilion, and […]
Amending Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet, Andrew Solomon offered advice to young writers at this year’s Whiting Writers’ Awards. An adaptation of the speech appears in the New Yorker.
Exciting news: the National Book Critics Circle has recognized two recent Rumpus interviewees with awards! One is Andrew Solomon, whom we interviewed in December. His book Far From the Tree, about parents raising children who are significantly different from them in some way, won in the general nonfiction category. The other, Marina Warner, won in the […]
Writer and journalist Andrew Solomon talks about parent-child differences, and the eleven-year process of writing his latest book, which profiles families of deaf, dwarf, autistic, severely disabled, transgendered, schizophrenic, and other marginalized children.
This week in New York, it’s Armory Arts Week, Justin Taylor and Porochista Khakpour tell your literary fortune at Canteen Magazine’s Second Annual Benefit Gala, The PooL Art Fair opens, Old Hat performs, Happy Ending Reading Series presents Extreme Situations with Benjamin Anastas, Liev Schreiber talks to Jordan Roth, and Krista Tippett and Andrew Solomon […]
Tags: amanda stern, andrew solomon, Arnold Lehman, Ben Rivers, Benjamin Anastas, canteen, Empire State of Mind, Happy Ending Reading Series, Jeff Keen, Justin Taylor, Krista Tippett, Liev Schreiber, Mark Bibbins, Old Hat, Porochista Khakpour, Roger Angell, Victor LaValle
MONDAY, October 5, 2009 – SUNDAY October 11, 2009 This week in New York, Stephen Elliott reads from his memoir The Adderall Diaries, which has its East Coast Launch with n+1, Spike Jonze week in New York, Sufjan Stevens performs, Arthur Jones hosts The Post-It Note Reading Series, Opium Magazine hosts Live Relaunch, Todd Solondz’s […]
Tags: adderall diaries, amanda stern, andrew solomon, Anya Ulinich, arthur jones, broken embraces, happy ending music & reading series, jhumpa lahiri, larkin grimm, life during wartime, maurice sendak, mike albo, n+1, nicole krauss, opium magazine, paper under the knife, Rozalia Jovanovic, Spike Jonze, starlee kine, sufjan stevens, tanguy viel, the white ribbon, todd solondz, todd zuniga, white material, zee avi