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July 5, 2016

Shorties (Recommended Summer Nonfiction, The Prince Online Museum, and more)

The Week recommended nonfiction books to read this summer.


The Prince Online Museum.


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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


Lidudumalingani has been awarded the Caine Prize for African fiction for his short story "Memories We Lost."


The Quietus interviewed singer-songwriter Sasha Siem.


Literary Hub hosted a conversation between authors Helen Phillips and Matthew Vollmer.


Adan & Xavi shared three cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.


At the Guardian, Lauren Groff discussed how she wrote her novel Fates and Furies.


World Cafe listed public radio's top songs of 2016 so far.


Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Lauren Beukes' novel The Shining Girls.

Ebook on sale for $2.99 today: Pat Conroy's novel The Water Is Wide.


Stream a new Martha video.


The New York Times profiled author Ben Winters.


Stream new music from Scott Walker.


VICE interviewed author Garth Greenwell.


Considering the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds as an R&B album.


The Guardian listed examples of secession in literature.



Paste listed the most patriotic albums.


A Man Booker International Prize judge discussed the geographic diversity of books submitted for the award this year.


NPR Music recommended songs of the summer.


Stream a documentary about author Harry Crews.


Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Roisin Murphy.



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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