March 11, 2016
Shorties (An Excerpt from Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle: Book Five, Michael Azzerad on Our Band Could Save Your Life, and more)
Michael Azerrad talked to the A.V. Club about the 15th anniversary of the publication of his book Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991.
eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:
Stream a new Bat for Lashes song.
The Independent recommended books to read before you die.
Stream a new Guided By Voices song.
Margaret Drabble discussed the fiction of Elena Ferrante at the Guardian.
Singer-songwriter Damien Jurado discussed his favorite albums at SPIN.
Stream Britta Phillips' cover of the Cars' "Drive."
Bookslut is shutting down in May.
Singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale talked songwriting with PopMatters.
The Los Angeles Times recommended rock music books.
Rick Nielsen discussed Cheap Trick's early hits with the A.V. Club.
Drowned in Sound interviewed Rachel Kenedy of the band Flowers.
Bustle recommended books with unreliable narrators.
The New York Times listed 25 songs that tell us where modern music is headed.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
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)
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)