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August 25, 2016

Shorties (Jacqueline Woodson on Books and Reading, The Best Music Videos of the 1970s, and more)

Jacqueline Woodson discussed books and reading with the New York Times.

Pitchfork listed the best music videos of the 1970s.

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 New York Times interviewed author N.K. Jemisin.

A new Sleigh Bells album will be released in November.

Author Sara Majka interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Salon revisited Paul Simon's Graceland album on its 30th anniversary.

The Between the Covers podcast interviewed author Jesse Ball.

Stereogum interviewed members of the band Slow Mass.

Bookforum interviewed author Jesmyn Ward.

Stream a new Handsome Family song.

Tim Murphy talked to Interview magazine about his novel Christadora.

Beth Orton visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

The Other Stories shared an excerpt from Michael J. Seidlinger's novel Falter Kingdom.

Stream a new Annie Hardy song.

Brooklyn Magazine interviewed author Lincoln Michel.

NPR Music is streaming Y La Bamba's new album Ojos Del Sol.

Maria Dahvana Headley and Victor LaValle discussed Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein at

Stream a new Wovenhand song.

Hazlitt interviewed author Hannah Black.

NPR Music is streaming James Vincent McMorrow's new album We Move.

Joe McGinniss Jr. discussed his new novel Carousel Court with Bookworm.

Stream a new Angel Olsen song.

Cartoonist Shaun tan discussed his new book The Singing Bones (which features sculptures inspired by Grimm fairy tales) with the Guardian.

Stream a new Raveonettes song.

Rumaan Alam talked to Minnesota Public Radio about his novel Rich and Pretty.

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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