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July 18, 2016

Shorties (Mary Gaitskill Profiled, The New Daniel Johnston Graphic Novel, and more)

The Observer profiled author Mary Gaitskill.

Scott McClanahan talked to Salon about his new graphic novel The Incantations of Daniel Johnston.

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eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

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

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

A History of the Future by James Kunstler
Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume

Big Issue North profiled author Marlon James.

Stream video from Belly's first reunion show.

BuzzFeed features a new essay by Max Porter.

Stream a new song by The Head and the Heart.

Author Jessica Winter discussed her favorite books on girl power at The Week.

Beach House covered the Korgis’ “Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime”."

Salon interviewed Ann and Jeff VanderMeer about their new anthology The Big Book of Science Fiction.

Stream a new My Morning Jacket song.

Paste listed the best comics of 2016 so far.

Noisey interviewed singer-songwriter Nick Monaco.

The Telegraph recommended summer reading.

The Atlantic on the need for independent literary presses.

Houstonia profiled singer-songwriter Robert Ellis.

Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Kurt Vonnegut's novel Mother Night.

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

Cynthia Ozick talked to Weekend Edition about her book Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays.

R.I.P., Alan Vega of Suicide.

Ploughshares shared new Viet Thanh Nguyen short fiction.

The A.V. Club recommended Rilo Kiley songs.

BOMB interviewed author Geoff Dyer.

Marianne Faithfull discussed her favorite books at the New York Times.

Rumaan Alam on writing his novel Rich and Pretty at Literary Hub.

John Prine discussed his new album of classic country duets, For Better, Or Worse, with The Record.

The Rumpus interviewed author Amy Rose Spiegel.

NME listed the best songs of 2016 so far.

Rachel Herron interviewed author Wendy C. Ortiz.

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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