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September 14, 2015

Shorties (Joyce Carol Oates on Her New Memoir, Zach Condon on the New Beirut Album, and more)

Joyce Carol Oates talked to Morning Edition about her memoir The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Zach Condon talked to Morning Edition and Paste about the new Beirut album No No No.

The Barnes and Noble Review interviewed Jesse Eisenberg about his new short story collection Bream Gives Me Hiccups.

Stream Fitness's self-titled EP.

Lit Hub interviewed author Vu Tran.

BrooklynVegan interviewed New Order's Gillian Gilbert.

The Guardian interviewed author Aleksandar Hemon.

Iowa Public Radio interviewed John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.

Bill Clegg talked to the Guardian about his new novel Did You Ever Have A Family.

The Quietus shared an excerpt from Dave Haslam's book After Dark: A History of British Nightclubs and Music Venues.

Bookforum interviewed author Sylvere Lotringer.

NME offered 10 examples of how the year 1990 changed the face of music.

Eimear McBride discussed her forthcoming novel The Lesser Bohemians with the Guardian.

Flavorwire reconsidered Blur's The Great Escape album 20 years after its release.

The finalists for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature have been announced.

Tommy Stinson visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Weekend Edition interviewed Patrick deWitt about his new novel Undermajordomo Minor.

NPR Music is streaming the new Mac Miller album GO:OD AM.

Erica Jong shared her favorite books.

Grantland profiled singer-songwriter Kurt Vile.

Lauren Groff talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel Fates and Furies.

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)

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