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May 27, 2016

Shorties (Recommended Summer Reading, Loudon Wainwright III's New Donald Trump Song, and more)

The New York Times and Chicago Tribune recommended books for summer reading.


Loudon Wainwright III shared a new song that imagines a Donald Trump presidency.


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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


The British Library's "Discovering the 20th Century" website is fascinating.


Tony Tulathimutte shared the process of fighting for the title of his debut novel Private Citizens at the Paris Review.


Stream a new Silent Pictures song.


Hazlitt interviewed author Mona Awad.


Stereogum interviewed Jim James about the remastered and expanded edition of My Morning Jacket's It Still Moves album.


Chris Cleave recommended books written during World War II at Literary Hub.


The band Quilt visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.


The New York Times profiled author Emma Straub.


Actor Elijah Wood discussed his favorite albums with The Quietus.


Literary Hub profiled author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore.


Stereogum listed Sufjan Stevens' best songs.


Signature recommended books to read while waiting for Gilmore Girls to return to television.


Noisey shared an oral history of Propaghandhi's Less Talk, More Rock album, released 20 years ago.


Entropy interviewed Lavinia Ludlow about her new novel Single Stroke Seven.


Pity Sex's Britty Drake paired three of the band's songs with non-musical influences at The A.V. Club.


The Miami Herald recommended books about Haiti.


Paste profiled singer-songwriter Andy Shauf.


Vogue profiled authors Emma Cline and Yaa Gyasi.


The A.V. Club previewed June's music releases.


Huffington Post recommended short stories to read online.


Stream two new songs by the Strokes.


BuzzFeed featured new short fiction by Lucy Corin.



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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