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June 6, 2016

Shorties (An Excerpt from David Daley's New Book, Bob Mehr on His Replacements Biography, and more)

Salon shared an excerpt from David Daley's new book Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy.

The A.V. Club interviewed Bob Mehr about his book Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements.

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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

Weekend Edition and Time interviewed Yaa Gyasi about her debut novel Homegoing.

Noisetrade is sharing a 41-track Firefly Music Festival mixtape to stream or download.

The Rumpus interviewed author Lynn Steger Strong.

Stream a new song by the National.

The Otherppl podcast interviewed author Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney.

The Guardian profiled the band Whitney.

Pitchfork reviewed the band's new album Light Upon the Lake.

Literary Hub profiled author Geoff Dyer.

The Montreal Gazette talked to the couple on the cover of the Woodstock album.

Author Mary Roach discussed five humorous books with The A.V. Club.

Ken Stringfellow on the Posies reunion.

Bustle recommended June's best fiction and nonfiction books.

Stream (or download) Wilco's recent Mountain jam set at NYCTaper.

Flavorwire paired books and films.

The A.V. Club shared a playlist of essential Weezer songs.

Lesley Blume talked to Weekend Edition about her book Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises.

Songs inspired by Muhammad Ali.

Emma Straub talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel Modern Lovers.

Stereogum interviewed Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz.

The Atlantic examined plagiarism in the age of self-publishing.

Weekend Edition profiled singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov.

James Franco on his favorite books.

Salon interviewed singer-songwriter Will Oldham.

NYC booksellers recommended summer reading at amNY.

SPIN listed the best songs of 2016 (so far).

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Helen Phillips about her new short story collection Some Possible Solutions.

Musician Richard Hell listed hist favorite Criterion Collection films.

Chuck Klosterman talked to All Things Considered about his new book But What If We're Wrong.

Bitch Media interviewed punk icon Alice Bag.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune and Book Riot recommended books for summer reading.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Jessy Lanza.

The Root recommended new books by black authors to read this summer.

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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