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Posts Tagged: capitalism

Rumpus Exclusive: “Kristy’s Invisible Hand and Das Baby-Sitters Club Kapital”

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The babysitters inspired me, and Kristy’s entrepreneurial vision seemed plain yet elegant; easy-to-follow, too.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Poor People Disappear

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Nothing is not right. There is no indication there has ever been a house.

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Work Isn’t All Hardship: Talking with Kikuko Tsumura

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Kikuko Tsumura discusses her newly translated novel, THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS AN EASY JOB.

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The Seductive Nature of Faith: Talking with Alex McElroy

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Alex McElroy discusses their debut novel, THE ATMOSPHERIANS.

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Reimagining the Whole Damn World: A Conversation with Sonora Jha

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Sonora Jha discusses her new book, HOW TO RAISE A FEMINIST SON.

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Digital Space Is Real Space: Talking with A.E. Osworth

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A.E. Osworth discusses their debut novel, WE ARE WATCHING ELIZA BRIGHT.

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All That Connection: A Conversation with Roberto Carlos Garcia

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Roberto Carlos Garcia discusses his third poetry collection, [ELEGIES].

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Fundamentally, Necessarily Vulnerable: A Conversation with jamie hood

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jamie hood discusses her debut book, HOW TO BE A GOOD GIRL.

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I’m Cold, Please Touch Me: The Freezer Door by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

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Sycamore wrote this book long before pandemic time, and yet it couldn’t have arrived at a better moment.

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A Literary Tasting Menu: My Year Abroad by Chang-rae Lee

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Simply put, the novel’s heart is not political but sensual.

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Weird and Grotesque and Disturbing: Talking with Elizabeth Gonzalez James

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Elizabeth Gonzalez James discusses her debut novel, MONA AT SEA.

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When Ideals Meet Reality: The Contradictions by Sophie Yanow

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You want to live by your ideals, but it’s hard to make them align with reality.

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Dark and Light at the Same Time: A Conversation with Fariha Róisín

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Fariha Róisín discusses her debut novel, LIKE A BIRD.

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Imposing the Life on the System: A Conversation with Eula Biss

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Eula Biss discusses her new book, HAVING AND BEING HAD.

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The Complex Disability Representation We Need: Rebekah Taussig’s Sitting Pretty

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What Taussig does, then, is ground these ideas in reality through her own lived experiences.

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The Rumpus Mini-interview Project: Andrea Bartz

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“And as those masks fall away, we get down to the shame and envy underneath.”

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jenny Hval

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Jenny Hval discusses her new novel, GIRLS AGAINST GOD.

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To Make Some Beauty: Talking with brian g. gilmore

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Poet brian g. gilmore discusses his newest collection, COME SEE ABOUT ME, MARVIN.

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Survival Soup

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You could say that I have trained for this pandemic all my life.

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The Privilege of Anxiety: Mark O’Connell’s Notes from an Apocalypse

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What does our “future-dread,” as O’Connell puts it, show us about our own lives in the present?

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Building and Building: Talking with Patricia Spears Jones

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Patricia Spears Jones discusses her body of work, the future of poetry, and more.

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Quiet, Radical Defiance: The Equivalents by Maggie Doherty

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Education, work, study: these were not simply a means to an end.

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Hybrid by Nature: A Conversation with Tara Campbell

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Tara Campbell discusses her new book, POLITICAL AF: A RAGE COLLECTION.

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A Very Queer Book: Talking with Carter Sickels

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Carter Sickels discusses his new novel, THE PRETTIEST STAR.

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