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March 15, 2016

Shorties (Melville Marginalia, New Music from Andrew Bird, and more)

Melville's Marginalia Online collects the books and notes of author Herman Melville.


Stream a new Andrew Bird song (that features Fiona Apple).


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.


Elle profiled author Melissa Broder.


LA Music Blog listed Radiohead's best music videos.


Tin House interviewed Sunjeev Sahota about his novel The Year of the Runaways.


R.I.P., British composer Peter Maxwell Davies.


Bookforum interviewed Garth Greenwell about his debut novel What Belongs to You.


Stereogum recommended early grime songs.


Literary Hub interviewed Samantha Hunt about her novel Mr. Splitfoot.


Elle interviewed Alexander Chee about his novel The Queen of the Night.


Bandcamp interviewed Katy Goodman about the new La Sera album Music for Listening to Music To.


The doppelgängers-themed third issue of the literary magazine The Scofield is available online (and magnificent).


Rolling Stone profiled R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck.


BOMB interviewed author Alvaro Enrigue.


Paste interviewed singer-songwriters Basia Bulat and Tamara Lindeman.


Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Ranbir Singh Sidu about his novel Deep Singh Blue.


The music supervisor of the television series The Americans discussed building tension with music from the '80s at The A.V. Club.


The Guardian Books podcast interviewed author Claire Vaye Watkins.


The A.V. Club recommended entry points into the discography of Iggy Pop.


The New York Public Library recommended books for "http://www.nypl.org/blog/2016/03/08/know-your-feminisms."


All Songs Considered previewed this year's must-see SXSW Music acts.


Markus Zusak talked to Paste about his novel The Book Thief, published 10 years ago.



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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