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September 7, 2016

Shorties (Jonathan Safran Foer on His New Novel, Kristin Welchez of Dum Dum Girls and Kristin Kontrol Interviewed, and more)

Jonathan Safran Foer discussed his new novel Here I Am with the Washington Post and All Things Considered.

The New York Times and New Republic reviewed the book.


The Quietus interviewed Kristin Welchez of Dum Dum Girls and Kristin Kontrol.


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


Paste listed the best Elliott Smith songs.


Gabriel García Márquez is featured on Columbia's new 50,000 peso bill.


Bat for Lashes covered Fleetwood Mac's "Gypsy."


Electric Literature interviewed author Mauro Javier Cardenas.


The first round of musical artists for SXSW 2017 has been announced.


The Millions interviewed author Michael Helm.


The Nervous Breakdown interviewed author Margaret Malone.


The Asheville Citizen-Times profiled singer-songwriter Joan Shelley.


Tin House shared an excerpt from Michelle Tea's forthcoming book Black Wave.


Gambit profiled singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom.


The Literary Hub podcast concluded its podcast with poet Tracy K. Smith.


Car Seat Headrest covered Frank Ocean's "Ivy."


Gene Luen Yang reflected on the 10th anniversary of his graphic novel American Born Chinese at Entertainment Weekly.


PopMatters interviewed Paul Janeway of St. Paul and the Broken Bones.


Signature recommended the best books about China.


Brass Bed covered Van Halen’s "Why Can’t This Be Love."


The Chicago Review of Books recommended September's best new books.


Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone interviewed Bruce Springsteen.


BOMB interviewed Kirsten Johnson about her memoir, Cameraperson.


Flavorwire previewed September's new albums.


Nylon interviewed poet Tommy Pico.



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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