Posts Tagged: Jami Attenberg

Jami Attenberg Roundup

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This month’s Rumpus Book Club selection, The Middlesteins, hit bookstores yesterday, and there is so much love for Jami Attenberg—who is also a Rumpus contributor—it is nothing short of awesome. Here are some links to psych you up for this good read: The Rumpus’s own Saturday Editor Michelle Dean sits down with Attenberg for her “Quit […]

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“What’s Eating Jami Attenberg?”

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This month’s Rumpus Book Club author and contributor Jami Attenberg got some love over at Interview Magazine today. In “What’s Eating Jami Attenberg?”, the writer talks shop about her latest novel, The Middlesteins, and also puts in a good word for chivalry in art: “…that’s totally tied into who I am as a writer. But I think of being […]

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The Daily Beast Loves The Rumpus Book Club

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And we love you back. While I’m at it, a little update news. Our current book is Kathleen Alcott’s The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets—Bookslut covered it here and said “It’s never simple, but if complicated is what produces a novel like this one, we should be grateful for the messy, the broken, and the quiet […]

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Much Ado About Franzen

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Over the past couple weeks, Jonathan Franzen’s New Yorker essay on Edith Wharton has incited a number of responses. At The Daily Beast, Marina Budhos examines why Franzen took such a “tortuous and offensive back door route” to find sympathy for Wharton, instead of “exploring empathy” for an author who, she argues, faced similar writerly preoccupations […]

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Notable New York, This Week 5/18 – 5/23

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This week in New York Ben Marcus and Deb Olin Unferth read, John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols) performs with PiL, MobyLives presents book trailer awards, One Story holds a Debutante Ball, Jewcy presents readings by Rachel Shukert, Sam Apple and Jami Attenberg, Paper Monument Magazine (sister-mag to n+1) throws a party […]

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