These books speak to that desire in all of us to vanish for a spell. ...more
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Rumpus editors suggest some of their favorite summertime reads!
Tags: Abandon Me, Against Memoir, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, alexandria marzano-lesnevich, Alissa Nutting, Analicia Sotelo, beach reads, Ben Gwin, Bethany C. Morrow, Camille Dungy, carmen maria machado, Caroline Moss, Catherine Lacey, celeste ng, Clean Time, Deborah Levy, Diane Seuss, Fuck You-Aloha-I Love You, gillian flynn, Good Bones, Heads of the Colored People, Her Body and Other Parties, Hey Ladies, How to Fall in Love with Anyone, J. M. Ledgard, Jasper Fforde, Jennifer Chang, Juliana Spahr, Julie Buntin, Laura Lippman, Little Fires Everywhere, Love Walked In, Made for Love, Maggie Smith, Mandy Len Catron, Marisa de los Santos, Marlena, Melissa Broder, Melissa Febos, MEM, Michelle Markowitz, Michelle Tea, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Oceanic, reading recommendations, Samantha Irby, Sarah Sweeney, Sharp Objects, Smith Blue, Some Say the Lark, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, Submergence, Sunburn, Swimming Home, Tana French, Tell Me If You're Lying, tessa fontaine, The Answers, The Electric Woman, The Eyre Affair, The Fact of a Body, The Likeness, The Pisces, virgin, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, What to Read When
Instead of sorting through all the crazy news stories this weekend, we suggest taking a break with some unreliable narrators in a few far more worthwhile novels.
Tags: albert camus, Catcher in the Rye, Donald Trump, election 2016, gillian flynn, House of Leaves, J. D. Salinger, James Comey, James Lasdun, Mark Danielewski, Patty Yumi Cottrell, reading list, reading recommendations, Robert Mueller, Sally Yates, Sharp Objects, Sorry to Disrupt the Peace, Tana French, The Fall, The Horned Man, The Life of Pi, The Likeness, Trump, unreliable narrator, unreliable narrators, What to Read When, Yann Martel
While the novels’ detective protagonists pick their way with varying success through a maze of vexing people and circumstances, readers navigates their own tangled maze of contradictory conventions as the narratives hop from genre to genre, toying with readers’ expectations. Over at The Millions, Tim Wirkus explores the labyrinth of Tana French’s intricate Dublin Murder Squad […]