September 18, 2015
Shorties (The National Book Award for Fiction Finalists, Stream Ryan Adams' Cover of Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood," and more)
The finalists for the 2015 National Book Award for fiction have been announced:
Jesse Ball, A Cure for Suicide
Bill Clegg, Did You Ever Have a Family
Karen E. Bender, Refund
Angela Flournoy, The Turner House
Lauren Groff, Fates and Furies
Adam Johnson, Fortune Smiles
T. Geronimo Johnson, Welcome to Braggsville
Edith Pearlman, Honeydew
Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life
Nell Zink, Mislaid
The Rumpus interviewed cartoonist Yuki Saugawa.
Author Luc Sante shared a playlist of his favorite 100 songs at the Detroit Metro Times.
Hooked is a new app offers serialized short stories in the form of text messages.
Georgia Tech is now offering a minor in Science Fiction Studies.
Stereogum listed fall's most anticipated pop albums.
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)