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March 24, 2016

Shorties (Authors Who Confronted Their Critics, Stream the New Andrew Bird Album, and more)

Entertainment Weekly listed five authors who confronted their critics.

NPR Music is streaming the new Andrew Bird album Are You Serious?.

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.

The Leonard Lopate Show interviewed author Angele Flournoy.

Literary Hub shared a conversation between Flournoy and Kaitlyn Greenidge.

Stream a new Marissa Nadler song.

Literary Hub featured an excerpt from Sarah Bakewell's book At the Existentialist Cafe.

Stream Grateful Dead covers by Courtney Barnett, the National, Bruce Hornsby, Phosphorescent, and the War on Drugs.

Tin House interviewed author Mona Awad.

Stream a new Woods song.

The Wall Street Journal profiled six esteemed literary translators.

Stream the new Bob Mould album Patch the Sky at BrooklynVegan.

Bookworm interviewed Dana Spiotta about her new novel Innocents and Others.

Stream a new Parquet Courts song.

KUT interviewed author Amelia Gray.

SF Weekly profiled singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom.

All Things Considered interviewed Glen Weldon about his new book The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture.

NPR Music is streaming the new Bleached album Welcome the Worms.

WIRED interviewed Daniel Clowes about his graphic novel Patience.

The Guardian profiled avant-garde musician Tony Conrad.

Luna Luna interviewed poet Leah Umansky about her new chapbook.

NPR Music is streaming the new Black Mountain album IV.

The Paris Review examined the tradition of outlaw poets.

Hattie Collins and Olivia Rose talked to i-D about their new book This Is Grime.

Reading Terry Southern's letters.

Lollapalooza has announced its 2016 lineup.

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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