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September 19, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Yaa Gyasi, An Interview with Jenny Hval, and more)

The Barnes and Noble Review interviewed author Yaa Gyasi.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Jenny Hval.

Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Flight by Sherman Alexie
The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell
The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
We're All Damaged by Matthew Norman

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Elephant's Journey by Jose Saramago
Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin

Laia Jufresa discussed her debut novel Umami with Weekend Edition.

The New York Times previewed fall's best new albums.

The Rumpus interviewed author Maryse Meijer.

Courtney Barnett talked to NME about her next album.

Emma Donoghue talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel The Wonder.

The band Dawes visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Salon interviewed Jeff Chang about his new book We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation.

Bruce Springsteen discussed his autobiography Born To Run with CBS Sunday Morning.

R.I.P., author W.P. Kinsella.

PopMatters interviewed Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor about his solo album Piano.

Alan Moore talked to Weekend Edition about his new novel Jerusalem.

Consequence of Sound interviewed Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers.

The Collagist shared an excerpt from Melanie Finn's novel The Gloaming.

Saul Williams played a Tiny Desk Concert.

San Diego CityBeat interviewed poet Tommy Pico.

NPR Music shared video of a recent performance by the Head and the Heart.

Hazlitt interviewed author Colson Whitehead.

The Guardian profiled author Ottessa Moshfegh.

Musicians recounted the legacy of guitarist Jack Rose at Bandcamp.

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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