May 16, 2016
The New Yorker features new nonfiction by Jonathan Franzen.
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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
Erik Larson discussed writing history with Signature.
Diamanda Galas discussed the music that impressed her over the years with Pitchfork.
The Hazlitt podcast interviewed author Cheryl Strayed.
Inside Prince's final days.
Poet Gregory Pardlo talked to Weekend Edition about how winning the Pulitzer Prize affected his writing.
Author Marlon James listed is favorite books at the New York Times.
Singer-songwriter Jaye Bartell discussed the books that inspire his music.
Chef Eric Ripert discussed his favorite books at The Week.
Drowned in Sound interviewed Anand Wilder of the band Yeasayer.
Nada Surf visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Counterpunch shared a 1978 interview with Dunn.
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)
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)