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June 8, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Annie Proulx, The Best Albums of 2016 So Far, and more)

The Wall Street Journal interviewed author Annie Proulx.

The Guardian listed the best albums of 2016 so far.

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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

The Cut interviewed Kathleen Hanna.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Victoria Fedden's memoir This is Not My Beautiful Life.

Stream a new Alice Bag song.

The Guardian interviewed Chuck Klosterman about his new book But What If We're Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past.

Stream a new Sleigh Bells track.

Literary Hub's Bookmarks aggregates book reviews.

Gorilla Vs. Bear listed its favorite songs of the year so far.

The Rumpus interviewed author Rebecca Schiff.

Eric Bachmann visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Literary Hub recommended books to read during Pride month.

Stream a new Bat for Lashes song.

The New Republic examined literary criticism's "grade inflation problem."

Stream a new Local Natives song.

The winners of the 2016 Lambda Literary Awards have been announced.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributors Anna North and Kirsty Logan.

Moby discussed his memoir Porcelain with Rolling Stone.

Salon interviewed Jessica Valenti about her new memoir Sex Object.

Guitarist and composer Bryce Dessner on the future of art.

Bookworm interviewed author A. Scott Berg.

Rolling Stone and Paste profiled singer-songwriter Robert Ellis.

The Comics Journal interviewed cartoonist Chester Brown about his book Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus.

Salon interviewed Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn.

Vox interviewed cartoonist Kelly Thompson.

Paste ranked Cibo Matto's best food songs.

Cosmopolitan interviewed author Sloane Crosley.

Liela Moss of the Duke Spirit broke down the band's album KIN track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

Lisa Hanawalt talked to LA Weekly about her new book Hot Dog Taste Test.

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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