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August 26, 2016

Shorties (A Profile of Jonathan Safran Foer, Authors on Frank Ocean's Literary Aesthetic, and more)

TIME profiled author Jonathan Safran Foer.

Four authors considered Frank Ocean's literary aesthetic at The Fader.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson
The Year She Left Us by Kathryn Ma

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The River and Enoch O'Reilly by Peter Murphy
The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies

Vulture recommended fall's best new books.

CBC Books recommended poetry books by musicians.

Literary Hub interviewed author Jacqueline Woodson.

Son Little covered Bruce Springsteen's "State Trooper."

Signature interviewed author Laura McHugh.

2016: the summer that music streaming took over.

The Independent recommended newly published or reissued political biographies.

Pitchfork shared a timeline of music technology in the 1970s.

Paste listed the best nonfiction books of the year so far.

R.E.M.'s Out of Time album is getting a 25th anniversary remastered and expanded edition.

A conversation between authors Jorge Luis Borges and Osvaldo Ferrari.

Stream a new Ani DiFranco song.

Benjamin Rybeck discussed being both an author and bookseller at Literary Hub.

Vulture critics previewed fall's exciting new books, music, and other culture.

The New Republic examined Cuban science fiction.

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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