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September 22, 2016

Shorties (Fall's Best New Books, A Profile of Julien Baker, and more)

The Village Voice previewed fall's best new books.

The Sun Chronicle profiled singer-songwriter Julien Baker.

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

Brit Bennett discussed her debut novel The Mothers with Vogue.

Paste listed the best Leonard Cohen songs.

The Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal interviewed cartoonist Gene Luen Yang about being awarded a MacArthur grant.

Stream a new 40 Watt Sun track.

Bookforum interviewed poet Adam Fitzgerald.

BrooklynVegan is streaming the new Dinowalrus album Fairweather.

The Rumpus Book Club interviewed author Michael Helm.

Stream a new Real Numbers song.

Author William Luvaas interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt from his novel Beneath the Coyote Hills.

Stereogum examined the legacy of the Olivia Tremor Control album Dusk at Cubist Castle.

Electric Literature recommended 10 books on the American immigrant experience.

Paste profiled the band Still Corners.

Book Riot recommended books about comics.

Stream a new song by the band Goat Girl.

Bookworm interviewed author Affinity Konar.

Paste listed the best Anais Mitchell songs.

Electric Literature shared an excerpt from Brian Evenson's The Warren.

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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