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March 31, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Darryl Pinckney, David Bowie's Songwriting, and more)

Bookforum interviewed author Darryl Pinckney.

Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers wrote about David Bowie's songwriting at American Songwriter,

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.

Stream a new Steve Gunn song.

The Guardian Books podcast interviewed author Colm Toibin.

Stereogum interviewed members of Explosions in the Sky.

Stream a new Colleen Green song.

Book Riot listed the top books by revolutionary women.

Stream a new Larkin Grimm song.

Flavorwire listed books every modern teenager should read.

Mark Lanegan is publishing a book.

Real Pants interviewed author Scott McClanahan.

NPR Music is streaming the new Brass Bed album In the Yellow Leaf.

Jeff VanderMeer discussed editing the anthology The Big Book of Science Fiction at Entertainment Weekly.

Members of the band Quilt listed their favorite instrumental songs at The Week.

Augusten Burroughs talked to Vogue about his new memoir Lust & Wonder.

The A.V. Club previewed April's music releases.

All Songs TV profiled Beach Slang frontman James Alex.

Morning Edition interviewed Mona Awad about her new novel 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl.

Stream a new song by David Bazan.

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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