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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #199: Stuart M. Ross

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“Ty is, you know, tied in a knot. On a very old shoe.”

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The Rumpus Interview with Sean Wilsey

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Sean Wilsey discusses his latest book of essays, More Curious, being David Foster Wallace’s neighbor, the healing power of the American road trip, and the difference between writing fiction and memoir.

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Studying Salinger

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The argument for JD Saliger’s writing. This leaves one wondering: just when was Salinger great? Presumably, only in Catcher; the rest is just a means of cheering himself up. With his typical portentous certitude, Shields concludes the book: “He came to revile the world, so he disappeared into Vedanta. The pain was severe and profound, […]

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