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March 9, 2016

Shorties (An Excerpt from Rivka Galchen's New Book, March's Best Rock Books, and more)

The New Yorker features an excerpt from Rivka Galchen's forthcoming book Little Labors.

Rolling Stone recommended rock books published in March.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Emma Donoghue's Landing
Kurt Vonnegut's Breakfast of Champions
Kurt Vonnegut's Player Piano
Kurt Vonnegut's The Sirens of Titan
Paul Bowles' The Sheltering Sky
Paul Tremblay's A Head Full of Ghosts.

On the resurgence of vinyl and album cover design.

Hazlitt interviewed Bob Mehr about his book Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements.

BOMB featured a conversation between authors Kate Zambreno and Danielle Dutton.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn also interviewed Dutton.

Singer-songwriter Michael Nau shared three cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.

The 2016 Lambda Literary Award finalists have been announced.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributors Anna North, Sassafras Lowrey, Austin Bunn, and Christopher Bollen.

Stream a new Julianna Barwick song.

Guernica interviewed Jonathan Lee about his novel High Dive.

Flagpole profiled the band Blitzen Trapper.

The Rumpus interviewed author Kaitlyn Greenidge.

The Record examined Prince's relationship with the internet.

Men's Journal listed the best memoirs about the outdoors.

Paste profiled the band HAELOS.

The A.V. Club listed essential books about television.

Jeff Buckley collaborators remembered the singer-songwriter at the Guardian.

Paste recommended international women authors to read.

Polica's Channy broke down the band's new album United Crushers track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

The Oxford American features new nonfiction from Alex Mar.

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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