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March 29, 2016

Shorties (An Excerpt from Edna O'Brien's New Novel, Stream Mark Kozelek's Cover of Waylon Jennings, and more)

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Edna O'Brien's new novel The Little Red Chairs (one of my favorite books of the year).


Stream Mark Kozelek's cover of Waylon Jennings' "Amanda."


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.


Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Dave Reidy.


Stream a new Coathangers song.


The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Andrew Roe's novel The Miracle Girl.


Pitchfork reconsidered Modest Mouse's album This Is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About on its 20th anniversary.


Marilynne Robinson talked to the Washington Post about being named the 2016 winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.


BrooklynVegan is streaming the new Tombs EP All Empires Fall.


Bustle recommended biographies and memoirs of groundbreaking women in history.


The Quietus listed the top noise rock tracks.


Poet Tips is a new online tool for discovering new poets.


21 years ago, Wilco released their debut album A.M.


The New Yorker, New York Times and Chicago Tribune remembered author Jim Harrison.


PopMatters interviewed Jace Lasek of the Besnard Lakes.


Bustle recommended Latino poets you should be reading.


The band Kitten Forever visited The Current for an interview and live performance.


Daniel Clowes talked to the Guardian and Los Angeles Times about his new graphic novel Patience.



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)
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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