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June 23, 2016

Shorties (Amazon's Best Books of 2016 So Far, An Excerpt from Ryan Leas' 33 1/3 Book on LCD Soundsystem, and more)

Amazon style= listed the best books of 2016 so far.


Stereogum features an excerpt from Ryan Leas' 33 1/3 book on LCD Soundsystem’s Sound Of Silver album.


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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


Lydia Davis talked translation with Words Without Borders.


Pitchfork recommended musicians to follow on social media.


Playboy interviewed author Ta-Nehisi Coates.


Stereogum pondered the meaning of the term "album" in 2016.


Literary Hub interviewed author Christos Ikonomou.


Stream a new Lucy Dacus song.


The Daily Beast recommended books to read this election season.


Cliff Martinez talked scoring indie films with Vanity Fair.


Author Annie Proulx talked books and reading with the New York Times.


Bookworm interviewed author Joyce Carol Oates.


Stream a new Cymbals Eat Guitars song.


The Boston Globe and NOW Toronto shared summer reading guides.


Stream "Old Man Trump," written by Woody Guthrie about Donald Trump's father, covered by Tom Morello, Ani DiFranco, and Ryan Harvey.


Cartoonist Menorah Horwitz listed her favorite queer comics at Paste.


NPR Music is streaming Sara Watkins' new album Young In All The Wrong Ways.


Shakespeare's fascination with time.


PopMatters profiled Fruit Bats frontman Eric Johnson.


The Oxford American features new short fiction by C. E. Morgan.


Stream a new Emily Jane White song.


The Otherppl podcast interviewed author Viet Thanh Nguyen.


The A.V. Club shared an oral history of GooglyMinotaur, Radiohead's online companion to its 2001 album Amnesiac.


Signature recommended fiction by Walter Mosley.


Stream a new Titus Andronicus song.


Literary Hub listed important works of eco-fiction.


David Hepworth talked to All Things Considered about his book Never a Dull Moment: 1971 The Year That Rock Exploded.


The Guardian listed Western classics reimagined by African writers.


Salon and Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Deena Goldstone.


The New York Times Magazine profiled author Cynthia Ozick.



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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