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February 18, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Ethan Canin, Recommended Turkish Psychedelic Music, and more)

Ethan Canin talked to All Things Considered about his new novel A Doubter's Almanac.

Electronic Beats recommended a selection of Turkish psychedelic music.

Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman
Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson

NPR Music is streaming the new Willie Nelson album Summertime.

The Rumpus Book Club interviewed sari Wilson about her novel Girl Through Glass.

Aquarium Drunkard shared three cover songs by the Sandwitches.

Guernica shared an excerpt from Jonathan Lee's novel High Dive.

The This Is Horror podcast interviewed author Brian Evenson.

Stream a new Jennifer O'Connor song.

Nayomi Munaweera discussed her novel What Lies Between Us with the San Jose Mercury News.

Stream a new song by the Coathangers.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Kristopher Jansma about his new novel Why We Came to the City.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from the book.

NPR Music is streaming the new Mothers album When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired.

SF Weekly interviewed Tony Tulathimutte about his debut novel Private Citizens.

Glide Magazine interviewed singer-songwriter Richard Thompson.

The Wichita of Allen Ginsberg.

NPR Music is streaming the new Yuck album Stranger Things.

Minnesota Public Radio recommended books about dogs.

Paste and USA Today profiled legendary singer Mavis Staples.

Gothamist interviewed author Robert Caro about the future of New York City.

NPR Music is streaming Santigold's new album 99 Cents.

The Chronicle of Higher Education considered the literary legacy of Karl Ove Knaussgard.

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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