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October 31, 2016

Shorties (November's Best New Books, An Interview with Bruce Springsteen, and more)

Literary Hub recommended November's best new books.


Bruce Springsteen discussed his memoir Born To Run with the Guardian.


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


BrooklynVegan listed essential Lookout Records album.


Salon interviewed Steven Blush about his book New York Rock: From the Rise of The Velvet Underground to the Fall of CBGB.


Stream a new Raveonettes song.


The New York Times profiled author Yoko Tawada.


World Cafe shared a Halloween playlist.


The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Mark Greif.


Stream a new Grandaddy song.


The Guardian interviewed author Anne Carson.


PopMatters interviewed Psychic Twin's Erin Fein.


T.C. Boyle talked to the New Yorker about his story in this week's issue.


John Darnielle discussed his song "Cubs in Five" with the Kansas City Star.


Electric Literature interviewed author Wendy C. Ortiz.


Stereogum reconsidered Wilco's Being There album 20 years after its release.


Six novelists discussed recreating the 1980s at Vulture.


Paste interviewed Allen Tate of the band San Fermin.


The Rumpus interviewed author Jane Alison.


Flavorwire recommended Halloween music mixes.


Signature recommended newly published poetry collections.


The Pop Group's Mark Stewart broke down the band's new album track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.


Literary Hub recommended chilling books.


Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova talked to Morning Edition about the band's new anti-Trump song.


Signature recommended horror films for literary types.


The Creative Independent interviewed Matt Berninger of the National.



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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