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July 11, 2016

Shorties (Cyntia Ozick on Books and Reading, Jay-Z's Playlist of Songs About Racial Injustice, and more)

Cynthia Ozick talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Jay-Z curated a playlist of songs about racial injustice.

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Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
The Eternal Wonder by Pearl S. Buck
Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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A History of the Future by James Kunstler
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Electric Literature interviewed author Bonnie Nadzam.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Mitski.

BOMB hosted a conversation between authors Catherine Lacey and Jesse Ball.

Seattle Weekly profiled the band VATS.

Ramona Ausubel on her path to becoming a writer at Literary Hub.

World Cafe interviewed Bob Mehr about his book Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements.

Emma Straub discussed her book tour with Musing.

Stream a new Local Natives song.

Entropy recommended books for summer reading.

Stereogum reconsidered the Trainspotting soundtrack, released 20 years ago.

3:AM interviewed author Yuri Herrera.

Stream a new video from The Julie Ruin.

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong talked to Salon about her new book Seinfeldia.

Frightened Rabbit visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Weekend Edition interviewed poet Claudia Rankina about the national conversation about race.

Shirley Manson talked to Weekend Edition about Garbage's career.

Hannah Tennant-Moore talked to Salon about her novel Wreck and Order.

Stream a new My Morning Jacket song.

Weekend Edition and the Rumpus interviewed Heather Havrilesky abut her new book How to Be a Person in the World.

Author Jay McInerney discussed his favorite books at the New York Times.

Noisey interviewed musician Mick Harvey.

Authors shared their summer reading at the Guardian and Vulture.

Spin reconsidered TV on the Radio's Return to Cookie Mountain album 10 years after its release.

Author Ramona Ausubel discussed her favorite books at The Week.

PopMatters continued its countdown of the top 100 alternative singles of the '90s.

BuzzFeed recommended July's best new books.

R.I.P., musician and cartoonist Geneviève Castrée.

The Oxford American interviewed author Manuel Gonzales.

Violent Femmes visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

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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