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September 8, 2016

Shorties (Remembering Adrienne Rich, Fall's Must-Read Music Books, and more)

The American Scholar remembered poet Adrienne Rich.

Rolling Stone recommended fall's must-read music books.

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

Mitski discussed the writing and recording of her song "Best American Girl" at the Song Exploder podcast.

Entertainment Weekly interviewed Margaret Atwood about her new graphic novel.

NPR Music is streaming Amanda Shires' new album My Piece Of Land.

The Guardian reports that Paul Auster's novel City of Glass is being adapted for the stage.

Bob Dylan, sculptor.

NPR Music is streaming Cymbals Eat Guitars' new album Pretty Years.

The Independent interviewed author Jonathan Safran Foer.

NPR Music is streaming Against Me!'s new album, Shape Shift With Me.

Author Marlon James on Brad Pitt.

Stream a new M.I.A. song.

A collection of unpublished short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, I'd Die for You, will be published next year.

NPR Music is streaming Kishi Bashi's new album, Sonderlust.

Belle Boggs discussedthe book that most profoundly affected her life at the New Yorker.

Stream a new Devon Welsh (formerly of Magical Cloudz) song.

Book Riot recommended September's best graphic novels.

NPR Music is streaming Dawes' new album We're All Gonna Die.

Electric Literature interviewed author Leopoldine Core.

Stream a new Francie Moon song.

Nick Ripatrazone on poets writing prose at The Millions.

NPR Music is streaming composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's new album Orphée.

Stephanie La Cava interviewed Lauren Collins about her memoir When in French: Love in a Second Language at Bookforum.

Salon reconsidered R.E.M.'s New Adventures in Hi-Fi album on its 20th anniversary.

Salon interviewed author Herman Koch.

Westword profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

The Chicago Tribune recommended fall's must-read books.

Columbus Alive profiled singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless.

The longlist for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize has been announced.

Paste listed the best covers of the Squidbillies theme song.

Paste interviewed authors Margaret Atwood and Kelly Sue DeConnick.

Pitchfork listed the 50 best indie rock albums of the Pacific Northwest.

All Things Considered interviewed Anuk Arudpragasam about his debut novel, The Story Of A Brief Marriage.

Rolling Stone examined the impact of Bob Seger's song "Like a Rock" on sports.

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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