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October 25, 2016

Shorties (International Women Writers You Should Be Reading, The Best Shoegaze Albums of All Time, and more)

Signature recommended international women writers you should be reading.


Pitchfork listed the best shoegaze albums of all time.


Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman by James Gleick
The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
Pierced by the Sun by Laura Esquivel
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby Jr.
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
The Son by Philipp Meyer
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga


eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Blindness by Jose Saramago
The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson
Tuesday Nights in 1980 by Molly Prentiss


Granta features new short fiction by Diane Williams.


Stream a new song by Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions.


Literary website HTMLGIANT has awakened from its two year hiatus.


Amber Arcades covered Nick Drake's "Which Will."


R.I.P., poet Lucia Perillo.


Stream "The Greatest Conversation Ever In The History Of The Universe," a new anti-trump song by Jesu and Sun Kil Moon.


Electric Literature interviewed author Larissa Pham.


Whitney visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.


Literary Hub profiled author Ha Jin.


Stream a new Allison Crutchfield song.


Guernica interviewed author Mauro Javier Cardenas.


Paste interviewed Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes.


The New Statesman interviewed author Deborah Levy.


Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Agnes Obel.


Men's Journal interviewed author Stuart Nadler.


The Record reviewed Lil Wayne's prison memoir Gone 'Til November.


Bookworm interviewed author Nicholson Baker.


Billy Bragg and Joe Henry visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.


Electric Literature interviewed author Jonathan Lethem.


The Drive-By Truckers played a Tiny Desk Concert.


Word Riot interviewed author Lucy K Shaw.



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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