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September 15, 2016

Shorties (Ta-Nehisi Coates on His Black Panther Comics, Stream the New Beach Slang Album, and more)

Ta-Nehisi Coates talked to io9 about writing the Black Panther comics.

NPR Music is streaming Beach Slang's new album A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings.

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

PANK interviewed author Chloe Caldwell.

Stereogum examined the many covers of Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car."

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Anuradha Roy's novel Sleeping on Jupiter.

CLRVYNT interviewed Michael Gira of Swans.

Electric Literature interviewed Laia Jufresa about her new novel Umami.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry shared their favorite travel songs at the Guardian.

The Literary Hub podcast interviewed author Etgar Keret.

The New York Times interviewed Tom Krell of How To Dress Well.

The Otherppl podcast interviewed author Nicole Dennis-Benn.

Flagpole profiled singer-songwriter Gillian Welch.

Literary Hub recommended books featuring subversive women.

The Portland Mercury profiled the band Porches.

Literary Hub interviewed author Lauren Groff about books and reading.

Stream a new song from Mica Levi and Oliver Coates.

NPR Music is streaming Flock Of Dimes' new album If You See Me, Say Yes.

The 2016 Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalists have been announced.

Stream a new Jenny Hval song.

The Guardian examined how computers are performing literary criticism.

NPR Music is streaming Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam's album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine.

GQ recommended September's best new books.

Stream a new Warpaint video.

Fanzine interviewed author Chelsea Martin.

Noisey shared one of the last interviews with Lemmy of Motorhead.

Autre features an excerpt from D. Foy's forthcoming novel Patricide.

Pulse profiled Superchunk and Mountain Goats drummer Jon Wurster.

Bookworm interviewed Colson Whitehead about his novel The Underground Railroad.

Salon listed '80s movies that deserve reissued or overdue soundtracks.

Author Ann Patchett shared a week of her life with the Wall Street Journal.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed Patchett.

The Head and the Heart played a studio set at Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Author Paula Hawkins talked books and reading with the New York Times.

PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Ryley Walker.

The Guardian and NPR glowingly reviewed Alan Moore's new novel Jerusalem. interviewed Wilco guitarist Nels Cline.

The National Book Award announced its 2016 nonfiction longlist.

Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's shared a track-by-track guide to his album Orphée at Drowned in Sound.

Fresh Water interviewed cartoonist Derf Backderf.

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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