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May 5, 2016

Shorties (Richard Russo on His New Novel, New Music from Haley Bonar, and more)

Richard Russo talked to Morning Edition about his new novel Everybody's Fool.

The New York Times reviewed the book.

Stream a new Haley Bonar song.

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eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Harold and Maude by Colin Higgins
Prayers for the Living by Alan Cheuse

Stream Amanda Palmer's cover of Richard Thompsonā€˜s "1952 Vincent Black Lightning."

The 2016 Best Translated Book Award winners have been announced.

FACT is streaming the new self-titled Tinariwen album.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Camille Perri's debut novel The Assistants.

The Riverfront Times listed essential Miles Davis albums.

The Millions interviewed Don DeLillo about is new novel Zero K.

PopMatters interviewed Aesop Rock.

Literary Hub interviewed poet Tyehimba Jess.

Stream the Mountain Goats' cover of War's "Summer."

The Bookseller interviewed author Sarai Walker.

Stream a new 50 Foot Wave song.

The importance of gardens in literature.

Lin-Manuel Miranda discussed his book Hamilton: The Revolution with PAPER.

The 2015 Shirley Jackson Award nominees have been announced.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributors Ottessa Moshfegh, Joshua Gaylord, Elizabeth Hand, Kelly Link, Amelia Gray, and Richard Thomas.

Rolling Stone listed the best books about the Beatles.

Literary Hub interviewed author Lydia Millet.

Paste profiled the band Rogue Wave.

The Millions interviewed author Pamela Erens about her new novel Eleven Hours.

Isolated vocal tracks.

Jennifer Haigh discussed her novel Heat and Light with All Things Considered.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Paul Simon.

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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