March 10, 2017
Shorties (Writers Share Their Love for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Musical Legacy of Arthur Russell, and more)
Writers shared their love for Buffy the Vampire Slayer at Literary Hub.
Stereogum examined the musical legacy of Arthur Russell.
eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:
An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
Ball Four by Jim Bouton
Claudius the God by Robert Graves
Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut
I, Claudius by Robert Graves
L.A. Son by Roy Choi
The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis
Maurice by E.M. Forster
A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella
eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:
Jens Lekman visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Paste recommended shoegaze albums for people who don't like shoegaze.
The Millions interviewed author Laird Hunt.
Stream a new Juliana Hatfield song.
LitReactor recommended Spanish-language authors.
Stream a new Los Colognes song.
Stream a new Dream Wife song.
Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Martin Courtney of the band Real Estate.
CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Lauren Grodstein.
Stream a new Boss Hog song.
The Rumpus interviewed author Alexandra Naughton.
Stream a new Will Johnson song.
Paul La Farge examined the complicated friendship of H. P. Lovecraft and one of his biggest fans, Philip Barlow, at the New Yorker.
Author Ingrid Rojas Contreras talked political activism with Paste.
MinnPost interviewed composer Sarah Kirkland Snider.
MinnPost: How would you describe your music to someone who's totally new to it?
Sarah Kirkland Snider: I would say that all of my music — whether for voice, orchestra, chamber ensemble, or solo instrument — is narrative. I strive to be open to all of my influences and write with as broad-minded an aesthetic palette as possible, in order to have a diverse emotional vocabulary and render musical narratives as candidly and precisely as possible.
WWNO interviewed authors Jami Attenberg and Colson Whitehead.
The Washington Post recommended the best books for raising activist kids.
Paste profiled Jay Som's Melina Duterte.
Stream a new song by Richard Edwards of Margot & the Nuclear So & So’s.
One Quart interviewed El Perro del Mar's Sarah Assbring.
Cosmonaut Avenue features an excerpt from Sarah Gerard's new essay collection Sunshine State.
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)
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