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April 21, 2016

Shorties (A Charlotte Bronte Primer, PJ Harvey's Albums Ranked, and more)

Signature shared a primer to the works by and about Charlotte Bronte.

The Yorkshire of the Bronte sisters.

Stereogum ranked PJ Harvey's albums.

The Stranger interviewed cartoonist Simon Hanselmann.

Stream a new Colleen Green song.

The Rumpus Book Club interviewed author Zoe Zolbrod.

NPR Music is streaming the new Jayhawks album Paging Mr. Proust.

Work in Progress shared a primer of Cuban poetry.

Stream Holly Miranda's cover of Bon Iver's "Blood Bank."

The new issue of Granta, featuring Irish writing, features new short fiction by Kevin Barry and Belinda McKeon.

NPR Music is streaming the new King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard album Nonagon Infinity.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Deborah Lutz's book The Bronte Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects.

American Songwriter interviewed Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss.

Inside Merle Haggard's final years.

Michelle Hoover discussed her novel Bottomland with Iowa Public Radio.

MOJO listed the best albums of 2016 so far.

Bookworm interviewed Helen Macdonald about her book H Is for Hawk.

Author Elizabeth Hand listed her favorite books about music at Paste.

The Miami Herald previewed May's best new books.

Drowned in Sound shared an excerpt from David Critchley's book On Bowie.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by Sarah Bakewell
J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist by Thomas Beller
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
The Lost Tribe of Coney Island by Claire Prentiss
Shakespeare: The World as a Stage by Bill Bryson
South on Highland by Liana Maeby
The Time Is Noon by Pearl Buck

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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