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April 13, 2016

Shorties (New Colin Barrett Short Fiction, The Song That Changed Michael Stipe's Life, and more)

The New Yorker features new fiction by Colin Barrett.

Paste shared an excerpt from Michael Stipe's contribution to Bob Boilen's new anthology Your Song Changed My Life.

All Things Considered interviewed Boilen about the book.

Publishers Weekly and Newsarama interviewed cartoonist Chester Brown about his new book Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus.

Turntable Kitchen shared a spring mixtape.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Melissa Broder's book So Sad Today.

Nada Surf visited World Cafe fr a live performance and interview.

Michael Morse and Robin Beth Schaer discussed publishing their first books after forty at The Rumpus.

Rolling Stone interviewed Grimes' Claire Boucher.

The Rumpus interviewed Minsoo Kang about his new translation of The Story of Hong Gildong.

Stream a new Little Scream song.

The Literary Hub podcast wrapped up its interview with author Elif Batuman.

Stream two new Jayhawks songs.

Signature examined gender's role in popular history books.

The A.V. Club and Paste interviewed singer-songwriter Andrew Bird.

The Millions interviewed David Unger about his new novel The Mastermind.

Haelos visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

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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