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August 2, 2016

Shorties (August's Best New Books, New Music from Warpaint, and more)

Literary Hub, Signature, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn previewed August's best new books.


Stream a new Warpaint song.


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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


The Quietus interviewed Emily Nokes of the band Tacocat.


Jay McInerney talked to Fresh Air about his new novel Bright, Precious Days.


Stereogum on the current state of music festivals.


Magnet interviewed Kathleen Hanna.


Electric Literature interviewed author Jessica Winter.


Noisey, MTV, and Stereogum reconsidered Fiona Apple's Tidal album twenty years after its release.


PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Allen Stone.


The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed Megan Abbott about her new novel You Will Know Me.

Read an excerpt from the book.


SPIN shared an oral history of MTV2.


The New Yorker features new short fiction by Tessa Hadley.


Kevin Morby played a Tiny Desk Concert.


Susan Faludi discussed her new memoir In the Darkroom with Salon.


Lucy Dacus discussed the inspirations behind her album No Burden with the A.V. Club.


John Lewis discussed his March series of graphic novels with the New York Times.


John Darnielle's next novel, Universal Harvester will be published in February.


Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Gavin McCrea's novel Mrs. Engels.


The National frontman Matt Berninger talked to NME about the band's next album.


Emma Watson interviewed cartoonist and filmmaker Marjane Satrapi at Vogue.


The Current hosted a live performance by the Staves.


Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Karen Thompson Walker's novel The Age of Miracles.


Flavorwire previewed August's music releases.



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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