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May 26, 2016

Shorties (Summer's New Fiction, Two Profiles of Car Seat Headrest, and more)

The Wall Street Journal recommended summer's new fiction.


Flavorwire profiled Car Seat Headrest's Will Toledo.

The A.V. Club also talked to Toledo about the band's new album Teens of Denial and its now deleted Ric Ocasek sample.


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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.


Stream a new No Joy song.


Karl Ove Knausgard on James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.


NPR Music is streaming Fantastic Negrito's new album The Last Days of Oakland.


Literary Hub interviewed author Julian Barnes about editing his work.


Laura Jane Grace shared an essay about her North Carolina performance last week.


New nonfiction from Alexander Chee.


Stream a new Spoon song.


The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed authors Nayomi Munaweera and Jung Yun.


NYCTaper shared a recent live performance by Luna.


The New York Times interviewed authors Michael Marissen and Lauren Belfer.


NPR Music is streaming Xenia Rubinos's new album Black Terry Cat.


The Spectator reviewed one of my favorite nonfiction books of the year, Juan Villoro's essay collection God is Round.


Stereogum is streaming Karen Meat's On the Couch EP.


The Chicago Tribune interviewed editor Chris Ying about his book The Wurst of Lucky Peach.


NPR Music is streaming William Tyler's new album Modern Country.


Tor.com listed essay collections, literary criticism, and biography that explore the craft of science fiction and fantasy.


SPIN profiled the band the Gotobeds.


Bookworm interviewed author John D'Agata.


NPR Music is streaming Paul Simon's new album Stranger to Stranger.


Newsday recommended summer's best new books.


Yahoo Music will stream select acts live from the Sasquatch music festival starting tomorrow.


Ebook on sale for $2.99 today: Barbara Kingsolver's novel The Poisonwood Bible.


The Cleveland Scene profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.


Bustle recommended summer's best new nonfiction books.


Paste listed politicians who meddled in music.


The Wall Street Journal recommended summer books about animals.


Moby talked to Morning Edition about his new memoir Porcelain.


Comic Book Resources interviewed Evie Wyld about er graphic novel Everything Is Teeth.


Pink Floyd stamps.



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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