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July 13, 2016

Shorties (The Year's Best Nonfiction So Far, Shearwater Covered Bauhaus, and more)

Vol. 1 Brooklyn listed the year's best nonfiction so far.

Shearwater covered Bauhaus's "Kick in the Eye."

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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

Arab Strap's Malcolm Middleton discussed his favorite albums at The Quietus.

The Chicago Review of Books interviewed author Patricia Engel.

The Literary Hub podcast interviewed composer Nico Muhly.

The Guardian examined the new wave of feminist, confessional memoirs.

Stream a new Ultimate Painting song.

Electric Literature interviewed author Ramona Ausubel.

The New York Times interviewed Kathleen Hanna.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt of Rikki Ducornet's new novel Brightfellow.

Stream a new Hiss Golden Messenger song.

Full Stop interviewed filmmaker Whit Stillman.

Esquire examined Paul Thomas Anderson's influence on music videos.

Literary Hub features an excerpt from Yuri Herrera’s novel The Transmigration of Bodies.

Festival Playlister shares setlists from music festivals. explored fictional comics in novels.

All Songs Considered shared its favorite songs about ice cream.

Mark Z. Danielewski is soliciting cat pictures for volume 4 of his The Familiar series.

Paste profiled Australian singer-songwriter Sophie Payten, AKA Gordi.

Jeff Zentner talked to Bustle about his forthcoming second novel Goodbye Days.

St. Vincent covered the Golden Girls theme song.

Read new nonfiction about Harlan County, Kentucky by Elyssa East at the Oxford American.

Drowned in Sound shared an excerpt from music critic Everett True's forthcoming book The Electric Storm.

Warren Ellis talked to WIRED about his new digital serialized novel Normal.

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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