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November 4, 2015

Shorties (Bill Clegg on His Debut Novel, Carrie Brownstein on Her Memoir, and more)

The Rumpus interviewed Bill Clegg about his debut novel Did You Ever Have a Family.


Willamette Week interviewed Carrie Brownstein about her memoir Hunger makes Me a Modern Girl.


52 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation today (bringing the total number of lists represented to 92), including Goodreads' books of the year and many lists from Booklist.


The Millions interviewed author Mary Gaitskill.

Gaitskill discussed her favorite passage from Anna Karenina at the Atlantic.


Seattle Weekly profiled the band Car Seat Headrest.


The Guardian interviewed author Margo Jefferson.


Electric Literature debuted a new monthly music column.


Middle East Monitor interviewed author Ru Freeman.


The Guardian listed 10 of the best Kraftwerk songs.


Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman discussed the writing life and marriage.


Rolling Stone profiled Adele.


Gillian Flynn talked to Salon about her new novella The Grownup.


Egyptian Lover listed the best electro funk songs.


Flavorwire previewed November's must-read books.


Flavorwire previewed November's best music releases.


eBooks on sale today:

A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall by Will Chancellor ($1.99)
Burning Down George Orwell's House by Andrew Ervin ($1.99)
Dahlgren by Samuel R. Delaney ($1.99)
I'd Walk with My Friends If I Could Find Them by Jesse Goolsby ($3.99)
The Child in Time by Ian McEwan ($2.99)
Marya: A Life by Joyce Carol Oates ($1.99)
Please Don't Come Back from the Moon by Dean Bakopoulos ($2.99)
Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry by Christine Sneed ($1.99)
Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter ($1.99)
Stand Still Like the Hummingbird by Henry Miller ($1.99)
There Are Little Kingdoms by Kevin Barry ($2.99)
The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green by Joshua Braff ($1.99)
White Tiger on Snow Mountain by David Gordon ($1.99)
The Wonder Garden by Lauren Acampora ($2.99)
You Don't Have to Live Like This by Benjamin Markovitz ($1.99)


PopMatters interviewed Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz.


Listen to an excerpt of James Franco's narration of the new Slauughterhouse-Five audiobook.



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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