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August 31, 2016

Shorties (Philip Roth's Novels Ranked, Nels Cline Interviewed, and more)

Read It Forward ranked Philip Roth's novels.

PopMatters interviewed guitarist Nels Cline.

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

Rolling Stone shared the backstory of Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited album.

Divedapper interviewed poet Gretchen Marquette.

Bonnie Raitt covered INXS's "Need You Tonight."

Granta features a new short story by Amelia Gray.

Stream a new Kevin Devine song. interviewed author Chloe Caldwell.

Patti Smith covered Nico's "I Will Be Seven."

Electric Literature shared an excerpt from Annie DeWitt's debut novel White Nights in Split Town City.

Stream a new Martha Wainwright song.

The New Yorker shared an essay by Emily Raboteau, from the forthcoming anthology Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas.

The Chicago Tribune interviewed singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis.

Literary Hub recommended plays that read like novels.

Paste ranked Broken Social Scene side projects.

Haruki Murakami is the odds on favorite for the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Noisey profiled singer-songwriter Stevie Parker.

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

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless.

Lena Dunham's debut story collection Best and Always will be published in 2017.

No Echo listed interesting picture discs.

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Margaret Atwood about her first graphic novel, Angel Catbird.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter M. Ward.

The Pittsburgh City Paper profiled cartoonist Ed Piskor.

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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