“In these particular stories, Rutherford has written in a sense, a modern history book—timeless depictions of the struggle of survival—and he’s done it with the sort of care we reserve for tragedy victims.” The Rumpus reviews Ethan Rutherford’s The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories.
“Think of it, in that sense, as the gnarlier Five Leaves Left.” Brandon Stosuy on the reissued edition of Peter Jefferies’s The Last Great Challenge in a Dull World.
Edward Champion talked with Lisa Hanawalt.
Ken Baumann is interviewed about Boss Fight Books.
Sarah Bennett on Dolly Parton’s literacy nonprofit.