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July 27, 2016

Shorties (The Man Booker Prize Longlist, New Music from Lydia Loveless, and more)

The longlist for the 2016 Man Booker Prize has been announced:

All That Man Is by David Szalay
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
Hystopia by David Means
The Many by Wyl Menmuir
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
The North Water by Ian McGuire
The Schooldays of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Serious Sweet by A.L. Kennedy
Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves

Stream a new Lydia Loveless 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

Fader hosted a discussion between authors Yaa Gyasi And Hua Hsu.

The Quietus listed the best albums of the year so far.

Viet Thanh Nguyen explained how winning the Pulitzer prize changed his life and perception of his writing.

Stream a new Pansy Division song.

Electric Literature interviewed author Liz Moore.

Signature recommended authors' first books to read in your twenties.

Stream a new Dinosaur Jr track.

Electric Literature interviewed author Donald Ray Pollock.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Eric Bachmann of Crooked Fingers.

Powell's Books listed 25 books to read before you die that "highlight literature that exposes readers to cultures and ways of life that may be different from their own."

Noisey listed the best wrestling entrance theme songs of all time.

Literary Hub interviewed poet Tommy Pico.

PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter and poet Saul Williams.

The Millions offered 50 reasons to read the fiction of Joy Williams.

Stream a new Regina Spektor song.

PopMatters shared an excerpt from Jennifer Kieshen Armstrong's book Seinfeldia.

Salon interviewed musician Tommy Stinson.

Ebook on sale for $2.99 today: Daniel O'Malley's novel The Rook.

SPIN reconsidered Fiona Apple's Tidal album twenty years after its release.

Susan Faludi talked to Morning Edition about her new book In the Darkroom.

Tanya Donelly talked to PopMatters about the Belly reunion.

All Things Considered interviewed comics writer Marjorie Liu.

Paste recommended songs about regret.

Dave Eggers talked to Weekend Edition about his new novel Heroes of the Frontier.

The Guardian reviewed the book.

Radiohead's Thom Yorke shared a "bedtime mix" of songs for BBC Radio 1.

Artist Lisa Yuskavage discussed her favorite books at the New York Times.

NPR Music is streaming Ryan Adams' Newport Folk Festival performance.

The Oxford American features new fiction from Megan Mayhew Bergman.

The Record profiled music critic Vivien Goldman, who is releasing her first album at age 64. interviewed author Warren Ellis.

The Paste staff shared a playlist of songs for summer.

The Quietus interviewed author Juliet Escoria.

Drowned in Sound interviewed members of the band Mudhoney.

The Chicago Review of Books listed the best Chicago novels of the 21st century so far.

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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