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March 28, 2016

Shorties (Jim Harrison, the New Miles Davis Biopic, and more)

The Two-Way remembered author Jim Harrison.

Literary Hub shared several of his poems.

The director of the new Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead discussed the film with All Things Considered.

All Things Considered listed Miles Davis albums that changed music.

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 Rumpus interviewed Keith Lee Morris about his novel Travelers Rest.

A photography exhibit in Salford will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Smiths' The Queen Is Dead album.

D Magazine recounted how the literary community discovered the works of author David Searcy.

Pitchfork remembered 1984 in Chicago music.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Darryl Pinckney.

Stream a new song from D.A.R.K., a new collaboration between Smiths bassist Andy Rourke and the Cranberries' singer Dolores O'Riordan.

The Guardian profiled author Garth Greenwell.

LCD Soundsystem played its first show in five years last night.

Electric Literature interviewed author Lynn Steger Strong about her debut novel Hold Still.

PopMatters ranked the Cure's albums.

The Cupboard interviewed author Alexandra Kleeman.

Stream a new Raveonettes song.

Melissa Broder discussed her new book So Sad Today with the New Yorker and Salon.

Anna Meredith discussed her new album Varmints at The Line of Best Fit.

Bookworm interviewed Brian Blanchfield about his new essay collection Proxies.

FACT listed the best albums of the year so far.

The A.V. Club and KPCC interviewed Daniel Clowes about his graphic novel Patience

The New York Times profiled author Edna O'Brien.

Flavorwire ranked troubled male musical genius biopics.

Author Douglas Rushkoff listed his favorite books about big ideas at The Week.
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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