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August 9, 2016

Shorties (Women Authors Breaking New Nonfiction Territory, Mitski on World Cafe, and more)

Bustle listed women writers who are breaking new nonfiction territory.

Mitski visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

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

Andy Shauf shared the influences behind his new album The Party at Aquarium Drunkard.

The Rumpus interviewed author Ann Packer.

Stream a new Joyce Manor song.

The Rumpus interviewed poet Jesse Lee Kercheval.

American Songwriter interviewed Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Joe McGinniss Jr.'s novel Carousel Court.

Stereogum is streaming Katie Dey's new album Flood Network.

Outside Magazine profiled author Terry McDonnnell.

Drowned in Sound profiled the band Wild Beasts.

The Collagist interviewed author Kristine Ong Muslim.

The Shaggs album Philosophy of the World is being reissued.

Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Wally Lamb's novel The Hour I First Believed.

The A.V. Club looked back on the state of alternative rock in 1996. interviewed author Warren Ellis.

The Jayhawks played a Tiny Desk Concert.

0s & 1s Reads interviewed author Kathleen Alcott.

Paste listed the best Leonard Cohen songs.

Fresh Air and the Wall Street Journal interviewed Colson Whitehead about his new novel The Underground Railroad.

NPR Books reviewed the book.

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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