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September 14, 2016

Shorties (The 2016 National Book Award for Poetry Shortlist, Every Bruce Springsteen Song Ranked, and more)

The 2016 National Book Award for Poetry shortlist has been announced.

Caryn Rose ranked every Bruce Springsteen song at Vulture.

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

Stream a new Purling Hiss song.

Mac Barnett shared the experience of having David Foster Wallace as a creative writing tutor.

Stream a song from a new Mekons tribute album.

The Bookseller gathered critical opinions of the 2016 Man Booker Prize shortlist.

Lou Barlow covered Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes."

The Telegraph previewed fall's best books, music, television, and more.

Stream two new Crying songs.

Vulture interviewed Alan Moore about his new novel Jerusalem.

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry stopped by World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Read the full text of Lionel Shriver's controversial speech on cultural appropriation.

Stream a video of Bruce Springsteen reading from his autobiography Born to Run.

The Guardian examined how Kickstarter became a power in publishing.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Tedo Stone.

Electric Literature interviewed Teddy Wayne about his new novel Loner.

The Rumpus reviewed the book.

Salon interviewed Wilco guitarist Nels Cline.

The Rumpus interviewed author Paula Whyman.

Angel Olsen discussed her new album My Woman with All Things Considered.

Book Riot recommended fall's best new books.

The A.V. Club shared a playlist of teen-tragedy songs.

0s & 1s Reads interviewed author Hannah Pittard.

The Record profiled singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus.

Alexandra Kleeman and Teddy Wayne discussed their new books at Salon.

Noisey reconsidered the Donnie Darko soundtrack.

Tangerine Dream covered two songs from the Stranger Things soundtrack.

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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