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February 23, 2016

Shorties (A Discussion of Poetic Form with Claudia Rankine, Music from Kim Gordon's New Band, and more)

The Verb podcast discussed poetic form with Claudia Rankine, Don Paterson and AL Kennedy.

Stream a song from Kim Gordon's new band Glitterbust.

eBook on sale today:

Bill Bryson's Notes from a Small Island for $1.99

PAPER hosted a conversation between musicians Lauren Mayberry and Meredith Graves.

Idra Novey recommended books that took her on unexpected journeys at the Barnes and Noble Review.

PopMatters shared an excerpt from John Lydon's memoir Anger Is an Energy.

Literary Hub shared a conversation between authors Laura van den Berg and Emily Mandel.

Craig Finn and Titus Andronicus cover each other on a free digital split single.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Jarett Kobek's novel I Hate the Internet.

Weekend Edition profiled singer-songwriter Marlon Williams.

Bookworm interviewed Mark de Silva about his debut novel Square Wave.

Paste interviewed the members of the Thermals about their forthcoming album We Disappear.

Booktrib interviewed author Tracy O'Neill.

Pitchfork interviewed Beth Ditto about her solo career and fashion line.

Electric Literature interviewed author Kristopher Jansma.

Paste interviewed Shearwater frontman Jonathan Meiburg.

Author Naomi Jackson discussed her recent reading with VIDA.

A list of every song sampled on Kanye West's new album.

Harper Lee's letters to Bloom County cartoonist Berkeley Breathed.

The Pines visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The New Republic shared an excerpt from Terese Svoboda's book Anything That Burns You: Lola Ridge, Radical Poet.

also at Largehearted Boy:

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

Online "Best of 2015" Book Lists
Essential and Interesting 2015 Year-End Music Lists

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
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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