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June 7, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Ocean Vuong, Stream the New Gotobeds Album, and more)

Divedapper interviewed poet Ocean Vuong.

BrooklynVegan is streaming the new Gotobeds album Blood / Sugar / Secs / Traffic.

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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

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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

Cease, Cows interviewed author Kelly Luce.

Rolling Stone remembered Muhammad Ali's 1976 album The Adventures of Ali and His Gang vs. Mr. Tooth Decay.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Samuel Ligon.

CASH Music has launched Watt, a website featuring essays on the financial pressures of being a musician.

The Chicago Review of Books shared a conversation between authors Louise Erdrich and Rebecca Makkai.

Stream a new Deerhoof song.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Chuck Klosterman's new book But What If We're Wrong?.

Stereogum reconsidered Belle and Sebastian's Tigermilk album 20 years after its release.

The Guardian shared an excerpt from Stephen King's new novel End of Watch.

Stream a new Amy Klein song.

Panels shared an introduction to the comics of Bryan Lee O'Malley.

Courtney Barnett covered Lemonheads' "Paid to Smile."

The connection between poetry and music.

Noisey interviewed Slowdive's Rachel Cromwell about her band Minor Victories.

Literary Hub interviewed author Stephanie Danler.

PopMatters interviewed Aaron Maine of Porches.

Minnesota Public Radio interviewed author Sloane Crosley.

The Quietus interviewed musician DM Stith.

Slate hosted a conversation between authors Lydia Millet and Jenny Offill.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Beth Orton.

PopMatters interviewed Josh Gross about his new book Ali vs. Inoki: The Forgotten Fight That Inspired Mixed Martial Arts and Launched Sports Entertainment.

Simpsonwave, the music genre.

Salon interviewed Joanna Ebenstein about her book The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death & the Ecstatic.

The trio Joseph visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Deadspin gathered the greatest articles about Muhammad Ali.

Extra Crispy recommended rap songs about breakfast.

Philly Voice interviewed Mary Roach about her new book Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War.

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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