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June 9, 2016

Shorties (Lisa McInerney Won the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, Stream the New Mogwai Album, and more)

Lisa McInerney's novel The Glorious Heresies has been awarded Baileys women’s prize for fiction.


NPR Music is streaming Mogwai's new album Atomic.


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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 Kills covered Rihanna's 'Desperado.'


A glimpse inside the Samuel Beckett digital library.


NPR Music is streaming the Low Anthem's new album Eyeland.


Tin House shared an excerpt from Saša Stanišić’s Before the Feast.


Rolling Stone reevaluated Bob Dylan's 1970 album Self Portrait.


Literary Hub featured a conversation between authors Catherine Lacey and Max Porter.


Stream a new Puro Instinct song.


Literary Hub recommended books about Muhammad Ali.


NPR Music is Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs' New Album, case/lang/veirs.


Hazlitt interviewed author John Irving.


Animal Collective visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.


Livestream sets from Bonnaroo tonight through Sunday.


Salon interviewed Sarah Hepola about her memoir Blackout.


NPR Music is streaming Mitski's new album Puberty 2.

Stereogum interviewed Mitski Miyawaki.


On fan fiction.


PopMatters interviewed Russell Marsden of Band of Skulls.


Arkady Ostrovsky talked to Morning Edition about his new book, The Invention of Russia.


Glide interviewed We Are The Willows frontman Peter Michael Miler.


Wired examined FSG Originals' unique plan to publish trilogies over several months.


Starflyer 59's Jason Martin broke down the band's Slow album track-by-track at All Songs Considered.


The Evening Standard recommended books 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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