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August 11, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Ocean Vuong, Stream Lydia Loveless's New Album, and more)

The Poetry Foundation interviewed poet Ocean Vuong.

NPR Music is streaming Lydia Loveless's new album Real.

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

NPR Music is streaming Exploded View's self-titled album.

Nancy Pearl recommended books for summer reading at Wisconsin Public Radio.

Stream a new Lambchop song.

Bethanne Patrick recommended August's best books at Literary Hub.

The Smiths and PETA launched a Meat Is Murder videogame.

Full Stop interviewed cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt.

NPR Music is streaming Lisa Hannigan's new album At Swim.

Electric Literature interviewed author Megan Abbott.

Stream a new Psychic TV song.

Entropy interviewed author Gabriel Blackwell.

NPR Music is streaming Tobacco's new album Sweatbox Dynasty.

Tobacco discussed the album with PopMatters.

Electric Literature interviewed author Annie DeWitt.

Salon previewed fall's prominent music memoirs.

Bookworm interviewed author Tom Lutz.

Westword interviewed singer-songwriter Julien Baker.

Jacqueline Woodson discussed her new novel Another Brooklyn with Fresh Air.

The Irish Times profiled the band White Denim.

Amy Schumer talked books and reading with the New York Times.

The A.V. Club reconsidered the 1996 soundtrack to the film Romeo + Juliet.

GQ recommended August's best new books.

Flavorwire interviewed filmmaker John Waters.

NHPR discussed overlooked summer books.

Drowned in Sound interviewed the members of Saint Etienne.

Prelude shared an excerpt from Tommy Pico's new poetry collection IRL.

The Quietus explored the back catalog of Justin Broadrick.

The Rumpus interviewed author Annie DeWitt.

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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