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August 29, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Ann Patchett, Fall's Most Anticipated Albums, and more)

Literary Hub interviewed Ann Patchett about her new novel Commonwealth.

Consequence of Sound listed fall's most anticipated albums.

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

Jonathan Safran Foer discussed his writing routine at the Guardian.

Noisey interviewed singer-songwriter Bill Callahan.

Publishers Weekly previewed fall's books published by independent presses.

Mike Kinsella ranked Owen's albums at Noisey.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed poet Camille Rankine.

The Guardian interviewed Tama Janowitz about her new memoir Scream.

Book Riot listed songs inspired by Peter Pan.

The Rumpus interviewed author Alejandro Zambra.

Stream a new Local Natives song.

Jonathan Lethem talked to the New Yorker about his story in this week's issue.

Stream a new Caged Animals song.

Commonplace interviewed poet Erika Meitner.

Stream a new song by the Growlers.

Colson Whitehead talked to Salon about his new novel The Underground Railroad.

BrooklynVegan recommended the week's best new albums.

See the complete list of the week's interesting new music at Largehearted Boy.

Eimear McBride discussed her new novel The Lesser Bohemians with the Observer.

Artist Jenny Saville on her favorite books at the New York Times.

PopMatters examined the legacy of the band The Burnside Project (and shared a free album).

Author Lisa McInerney discussed her favorite books at The Week.

Glass Animals frontman Dave Baylee broke down the band's new album How To Be A Human Being track-by-track at Paste.

Weekend Edition and the Guardian interviewed Herman Koch about his novel Dear Mr. M.

SPIN profiled singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus.

Tom Wolfe talked to Weekend Edition about is new book The Kingdom of Speech.

Consequence of Sound interviewed Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

Flavorwire listed graphic novels set in New York City.

Paste profiled the band Slow Club.

Fusion interviewed poet Tommy Pico.

Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn featured new short fiction by Terese Svoboda.

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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