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August 30, 2016

Shorties (Fall's Best Essay Collections, Fall's New Music Books, and more)

Signature recommended fall's best new essay collections.

Billboard previewed fall's new music books.

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 Ultimate Painting song.

The Virginia Quarterly Review shared an excerpt from Jane Alison's novel Nine Island.

Stream a new Cold Cave song.

The New York Times profiled author Ursula K. Le Guin.

Lisa Hannigan visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The Guardian recommended the best novels about university life.

Stream a new Amanda Shires song.

Author Eimear McBride shared essays at the Irish Times and Financial Times.

PopMatters profiled Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning.

Newsday previewed fall's book releases.

Stream a new Wilco song.

The Telegraph interviewed author Ian McEwan.

Stream a new MONO song.

Author Dennis Cooper's blog is back online.

Big Thief played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Bookforum interviewed Jesmyn Ward about her anthology The Fire This Time.

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

The finalists for The Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize have been announced.

Stream a new Devendra Banhart song.

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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