September 10, 2015
The finalists for the 2015 Dayton Literary Peace Prize have been announced.
All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr
An Untamed State, by Roxane Gay
Land of Love and Drowning, by Tiphanie Yanique
The Book of Unknown Americans, by Cristina Henriquez
The Care and Management of Lies, by Jacqueline Winspear
The Great Glass Sea, by Josh Weil.
Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson
No Man's Land, by Elizabeth D. Samet
The Other Side, by Lacy M. Johnson
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, by Jeff Hobbs
There Was and There Was Not, by Meline Toumani
Who We Be, by Jeff Chang
The Washington Post discovered the cassette renaissance.
Hazlitt interviewed author Wayne Koestenbaum.
Philly.com profiled singer-songwriter Lou Barlow.
Bookslut interviewed author Mairead Case.
Smith Henderson interviewed author Matthew Neill Null at Tin House.
Entropy interviewed author Kathleen Rooney.
Paste profiled the band Daddy Issues.
Book Riot recommended novels featuring mental illness.
Consequence of Sound listed fall's most anticipated albums.
Bookworm wrapped up its interview with author William T. Vollmann.
The Huffington Post recommended baseball books.
The longlist for the 2015 Giller Prize has been announced.
Singer-songwriter John Mark Nelson visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Entertainment Weekly recommended memoirs published this fall.
Paste listed massive-sounding one-man bands.
Laura Miller examined the perils of "litchat" at the New Yorker.
VICE profiled singer-songwriter Jenny Hval.
Watch her new music video.
VICE profiled author Salman Rushdie.
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)
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)