July 27, 2016
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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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.
Signature recommended authors' first books to read in your twenties.
Stream a new Dinosaur Jr track.
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.
Salon interviewed musician Tommy Stinson.
Ebook on sale for $2.99 today: Daniel O'Malley's novel The Rook.
Tanya Donelly talked to PopMatters about the Belly reunion.
All Things Considered interviewed comics writer Marjorie Liu.
Paste recommended songs about regret.
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 Record profiled music critic Vivien Goldman, who is releasing her first album at age 64.
The Paste staff shared a playlist of songs for summer.
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)
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