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August 3, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Werner Herzog, August's Best Music Releases, and more)

The Literary Hub podcast interviewed filmmaker Werner Herzog.


The A.V. Club previewed August's music releases.


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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


Stream a new Cass McCombs song.


Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author and critic Scott Esposito.


Stream a new Purling Hiss song.


The New Yorker examined the difficulty in adapting Philip Roth's novels into film.


Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.


Electric Literature interviewed author Maryse Meijer.


SPIN profiled the band Pylon.


The Awl offered tips on reading and walking at the same time.


Stream a new Drive-By Truckers song.


Signature recommended short story collections to read this summer.


Stream Jeff Tweedy's "Theme in Yellow," which uses the Carl Sandburg poem of the same name as its lyrics.


The Beaks & Geeks podcast interviewed Nadja Spiegelman about her memoir I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This.


Har Mar Superstar covered Built to Spill's "Big Dipper."


Out Magazine interviewed author Sjon.


UPROXX looked back on the albums of Rilo Kiley.


Jennifer Close, Joe McGinnis Jr., Liz Moore, Gina Ochsner, and Lara Vapnyar discussed their new books with Salon.


The Guardian has announced the 2016 Not the Booker Prize longlist.


PopMatters profiled Michael Gira of Swans.


Jesmyn Ward talked to All Things Considered about the anthology she edited The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race.

Literary Hub shared Ward's introduction to the book.


Paste listed the most infamous band feuds in history.


Signature examined the books of Jay McInerney.

McInerney discussed his new novel with the Guardian.


Watch the trailer for the forthcoming Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album.


Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Julie Otsuka's novel The Buddha in the Attic.


Paste listed July's best albums.


BuzzFeed features an essay by Leigh Stein.


Esme Patterson visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.


The Oxford American features new short fiction by Kalisha Buckhanon.



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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