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May 24, 2016

Shorties (Lidia Yuknavitch's TED Talk, Anohni on Her New Album, and more)

Stream author Lidia Yuknavitch's TED Talk.


Anohni discussed her new album Hopelessness with All Things Considered.


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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


Stream a new Sarah Jarosz song.


Brooklyn Magazine listed 50 fictional women they are obsessed with.


Stream a new Julie Ruin song.


Juan Villoro discussed his new book God Is Round with Howler.


Stream a new Speedy Ortiz song.


Wigleaf listed the year's best very short fiction.


Stereogum reconsidered Soundgarden's Down on the Upside album 20 years after its release.


Divedapper interviewed poet francine j. harris.


The Music Hall of Detroit has commissioned a ballet tribute to David Bowie.


Mother Jones interviewed Lindy West about her new book Shrill.


Stream a new Russian Circles song.


Lovecraft Zine interviewed author Victor LaValle.


PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Beatrice Martin (aka Coeur de Pirate).


Jim Ruland recommended summer reading at San Diego CityBeat.


Car Seat Headrest covered Radiohead's "Paranoid Android."

NPR Music is streaming the band's recent Washington performance.

Bandcamp interviewed Will Toledo about his music.


Signature interviewed Evie Wyld about her new graphic novel Everything Is Teeth.


The WTF with Marc Maron podcast interviewed singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom.


The New Yorker features new short fiction by Charles Yu.


The New Yorker reviewed Bob Mehr's book Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements.


Julia Rochester shared the genesis of her novel The House at the Edge of the World at the Guardian.

"It feels random at the time, but what consistently emerges in both my fiction and nonfiction, is a preoccupation with belonging and exile."


Chuck Klosterman pondered which rock and rollers would be remembered by future generations at the New York Times.


Book Riot listed memorable author moments from Late Night with Seth Meyers.


Pitchfork shed light on the art of music mastering.


The A.V. Club shared a recipe from Eat Like a Gilmore: The Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Gilmore Girls.


Drowned in Sound interviewed Nonni Dead of the psych band Dead Skeletons.



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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