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June 22, 2016

Shorties (A Fall Literary Fiction Preview, David Lynch's Music Festival, and more)

Publishers Weekly previewed fall's literary fiction.

Festival of Disruption, a music festival curated by David Lynch, will be held in Los Angeles in October.

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eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Complete David Bowie by Nicholas Pegg
The Drop by Dennis Lehane
The Law of Dreams by Peter Behrens
Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson
The Lower River by Paul Theroux
My Mistake by Daniel Menaker
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday
Whisper Hollow by Chris Cander
The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig

PopMatters profiled singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks.

Texas Monthly listed Larry McMurtry's best books.

Paste interviewed singer-songwriter Steve Earle.

Hazlitt interviewed author Maile Meloy.

Stream a new Teenage Fanclub song.

Signature recommended books to understand ISIS.

The Literary Hub podcast interviewed Laurie Anderson.

Divedapper interviewed poet Diane Seuss.

Stream Deerhoof's cover of Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar on Me."

The Rumpus interviewed author Garrard Conley.

Rolling Stone listed the best pop albums of 2016 so far.

The New York Times profiled author Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Stream a new Drive-By Truckers song.

Tin House interviewed author Emma Cline.

The Quietus interviewed members of the band Mothers.

Literary Hub recommended books about eating disorders.

The A.V. Club listed the albums that defined '00s dance-punk.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Alexis M. Smith's novel Marrow Island.

MItski's Mitski Miyawaki talked to Weekend Edition about her new album Puberty 2.

Tobias Carroll examined the rise of the video game memoir at Signature.

The Guardian recommended the best books about the Beatles.

Book Riot recommended books about basketball.

Paste profiled the band Sonny and the Sunsets.

Author Emma Straub on Elliott Smith's Either/Or album at the Paris Review.

NPR Music shared a video of Watch Neko Case, k.d. lang And Laura Veirs performing their new album live.

Salon shared Justin Torres's introduction to the book anthology Emerge: Lambda Literary Fellows Anthology.

Seven previously unreleased Nirvana songs have leaked.

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)
weekly music release lists

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