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June 24, 2016

Shorties (Authors' Dream Jobs Before Becoming a Writer, An Interview with Kathleen Hanna, and more)

Authors David Mitchell, Margo Jefferson, Nina Stibbe, and Emma Cline on their dream professions before becoming a writer.

SPIN interviewed Kathleen Hanna.

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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

Noisey interviewed Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell.

DBC Pierre offered novel writing tips at VICE.

Entropy listed essential vaporwave albums.

Guernica features new graphic nonfiction from Kristen Radtke.

Stream a new Jay Som track.

VICE interviewed author Victor LaValle.

Stream a new track by Japanese Breakfast.

Comics Beat interviewed Bryan Lee O'Malley about his new comic Snotgirl.

Stream a new Arc Iris song.

Literary Hub shared a LeBron James essay from David Giffels collection The Hard Way on Purpose.

NYCTaper shared a recent Beach Creeps performance.

The Otherppl podcast interviewed author Stephen Elliott.

CHVRCHES broke down their song "Clearest Blue" on the Song Exploder podcast.

Parade talked books with talk show host Seth Meyers.

Pitchfork profiled singer-songwriter Lou Doillon.

Lisa McInerney talked to the Irish Examiner about her novel The Glorious Heresies, which was just awarded the Bailey's Prize for Women's Fiction.

Noisey listed 2016's most overlooked albums.

Ann Patchett listed the 75 best books of the past 75 years at Parade.

MTV looked back on Morrissey's career.

Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: The Essential W. P. Kinsella.

R.I.P., bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley.

Bustle shared an excerpt from Margaret Atwood's graphic novel Angel Catbird.

NPR Music is streaming Bat for Lashes' new album The Bride.

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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