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June 21, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Helen Oyeyemi, The Best Books About the Smiths, and more)

Bookforum interviewed author Helen Oyeyemi.


Stereogum listed the best books about the Smiths.


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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


Stream a new Dinosaur Jr song.


The Times of Israel interviewed author Rivka Galchen.


PopMatters profiled the band Mogwai.


The Guardian interviewed author Adam Haslett.


SPIN interviewed Natasha Khan of Bat for Lashes.

Stream the band's cover of the Carpenters' "We've Only Just Begun."


Electric Literature listed novels that take place over one summer.


Bookworm interviewed rapper, author, and playwright Kate Tempest.


Litro listed the best untranslated Spanish novels.


The Richmond Times-Dispatch profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.


Salon interviewed author Kaitlyn Greenidge.


Marissa Nadler reviewed Mitski's new album Puberty 2 at The Talkhouse.


The Los Angeles Times interviewed author Drew Nellins Smith.


Writers shared their favorite bands at LitReactor.


The Boston Globe interviewed singer-songwriter and author Ben Watt.


Fresh Air interviewed Stephanie Danler about her debut novel Sweetbitter.


Bandcamp interviewed singer-songwriter Lisa Prank, a.k.a. Robin Edwards.


Emma Cline talked to All Things Considered and Salon about her novel The Girls.


Weekend Edition interviewed Neko Case, k.d. lang And Laura Veirs about their new album.


Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Jean Stein's Edie Sedgwick biography Edie: American Girl.


NPR Music is streaming the new Deerhoof album The Magic.


Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Esmé Weijun Wang.


Bandcamp interviewed musicians who score videogames.


Bustle interviewed cartoonist Vera Brosgol.



Football365 listed the best soccer books.


Singer-songwriter Adia Victoria visited The Current studio for a live performance and interview.


The Takeaway interviewed author Don DeLillo.



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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