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March 16, 2016

Shorties (The Evolution of Fiction in the New Yorker, A New Tanya Donelly Song, and more)

Bookworm interviewed David Remnick and Deborah Treisman from the New Yorker about how fiction has changed over the years in the magazine.

Stream a new Tanya Donelly song and read an interview with the singer-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.

Stereogum reconsidered Sleater-Kinney's Call the Doctor album 20 years after its release.

Book Riot share a playlist for the #readwomen hashtag.

BookPage interviewed author Dana Spiotta.

Paste profiled Eskimeaux, aka singer-songwriter Gabrielle Smith.

The Rumpus interviewed author Jessa Crispin.

FasterLouder interviewed Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.

Full Stop interviewed author Tony Tulathimutte.

Rolling Stone interviewed My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James.

Lambda Literary interviewed Darryl Pinckney about his novel Black Deutschland.

Pitchfork traced the history of Minneapolis' First Avenue club.

Misfits interviewed author Jamie Iredell.

Stream Kevin Devine's cover of R.E.M.'s "Imitation of Life."

Art in the Air interviewed Daniel Clowes about his new graphic novel Patience.

BrooklynVegan and Paste recommended bands to catch at SXSW Music.

The Evening Standard remembered author Anita Brookner.

Bear McCreary talked to The A.V. Club about scoring television series and film.

The Washington Post listed March's best new poetry books.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Amber Arcades, aka singer-songwriter Annelotte De Graaf.

Inverse interviewed author Jeff VanderMeer.

The A.V. Club reconsidered the Afghan Whigs' Black Love album 20 years after its release.

BuzzFeed shared an essay by Kaitlyn Greenidge.

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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