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May 17, 2016

Shorties (Han Kang Was Awarded The Man Booker Prize, The 50th Anniversary of Bob Dylan's Bonde on Blonde, and more)

Han Kang has been awarded the Man Booker Prize for her novel The Vegetarian.

Rolling Stone reconsidered Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde album 50 years after its release.

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eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Harold and Maude by Colin Higgins
Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic by Jennifer Keshin Armstrong
Prayers for the Living by Alan Cheuse

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Chris Schlarb of Psychic Temple.

The book writer for the musical American Psycho discussed his process with BuzzFeed.

Stereogum looked back on '90s tribute albums.

Chris Kraus shared the genesis of her book I Like Dick at the Guardian.

Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only discussed the forthcoming Misfits shows with Rolling Stone.

Fresh Air and Shelfari interviewed Siddhartha Mukherjee about his book The Gene: An Intimate History.

VICE listed May's best music, films, and books.

Max Porter was awarded the Dylan Thomas Prize for his book Grief is the Thing with Feathers.

SPIN interviewed Ladyhawke's Pip Brown.

Jessa Crispin discussed the status of online literary culture at the Guardian.

The BBC listed pop songs that feature Shakespeare's characters.

The Masters Review interviewed author Kelly Link.

VICE profiled singer-songwriter Anohni.

Guernica interviewed author Mary Gaitskill.

Paste reconsidered Madonna's Truth or Dare film 25 years after its release.

Nerve shared an excerpt from Juliet Escoria's new poetry collection Witch Hunt.

Noisey interviewed composer Glenn Branca.

Electric Literature interviewed author Matthew Neill Null.

All Things Considered shared an oral history of the Beach Boys song "Good Vibrations."

All Things Considered interviewed Jill Lepore about her new book Joe Gould's Teeth.

The James Hunter Six visited The Current for a live performance and interview.

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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