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July 21, 2016

Shorties (Recommended Political Fiction, New Music from Sun Kil Moon, and more)

The Millions staff recommended political fiction.

Stream a new Sun Kil Moon song.

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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

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed Chuck Klosterman.

Literary Hub interviewed author Margaret Atwood.

PAPER interviewed Katheen Hanna.

Jenni Fagan discussed writing her second novel The Sunlight Pilgrims at Signature.

Stream a new Sin Fang song.

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

Stream a new Rosemary Fairweather track.

The Wall Street Journal examined the popularity of online fiction in China.

Aquarium Drunkard's Transmissions podcast interviewed singer-songwriter Damien Jurado.

Salon interviewed Brad Watson about his new novel Miss Jane.

Robert Ellis visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Bookworm interviewed author Vivian Gornick.

NPR Music is streaming Quiero Creedence, an album of Latin bands playing Creedence Clearwater Revival covers.

Lenny features new fiction by Alice Sola Kim.

NPR Music is streaming the new Lori McKenna album The Bird & The Rifle.

Electric Literature interviewed author Ted Chiang.

NPR Music is streaming the new Descendents album Hypercaffium Spazzinate.

Signature recommended entry points into the writing of Jesse Ball.

Paste interviewed singer-songwriter Meiko.

Literary Hub recommended more books about books.

The Guardian listed the best Orange Juice and Edwyn Collins songs.

Author Megan Abbott discussed books and reading with the New York Times.

Members of Belly discussed the band's reunion with Drowned in Sound.

Stylist recommended feminist books every woman should read.

Rolling Stone profiled the band The Tragically Hip.

Signature reconsidered Rachel Carson's 1962 book Silent Spring.

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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