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July 20, 2016

Shorties (The New Yorker Staff's Summer Reading, An Interview with Nico Muhly, and more)

The New Yorker staff shared its summer reading.

The Literary Hub podcast continued its conversation with composer Nico Muhly.

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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

Birds of Chicago visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Author Shawn Vestal on leaving the Mormon Church at Catapult.

Stream a new Quin Galavis track.

Zadie Smith on the Brexit.

Stream a new song by Jenn Champion (Carissa's Wierd).

Book Riot recommended books with classic authors as crime fighters.

Led Zeppelin is releasing The Complete BBC Sessions box set in September.

The Oxford American features three new poems by Kwame Dawes.

Queen has asked the Trump campaign to stop using their music.

Bookforum interviewed author Emma Cline.

All Songs Considered previewed this weekend's Newport Folk Festival.

Book Riot recommended podcasts for writers.

Browse Jeff Buckley's record collection.

The Los Angeles Times interviewed author Ursula K. Le Guin.

Drowned in Sound profiled the band nonkeen.

The Paris Review interviewed Claire-Louise Bennett about her novel Pond.

Paste interviewed Hooray for the Riff Raff's Alynda Lee Segarra.

Scott McClanahan discussed his favorite books with the A.V. Club.

Jane Austen's sheet music collection has been scanned and is available online.

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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