Shorties (Kate Zambreno Interviewed, Alasdair MacLean on the new Clientele Album, and more)

Daily book & music news & links

Kate Zambreno discussed her new memoir The Light Room with Literary Hub.

Alasdair MacLean discussed the new Clientele album with Aquarium Drunkard.

All today’s eBook deals

July’s best eBook deals

All July’s eBook deals

Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett discussed the band’s new reissues with Paste.

Jenny Xie talked to Electric Literature about her debut novel Holding Pattern.

I wanted these two characters to be each other’s whole world in a way. What happens when you love each other so intensely, but you’re in such close proximity and with such intensity, that every point of friction is amplified. And then it ossifies into a pattern, right?

Stream a new song by Hinako Omori.

Tania James discussed her new novel Loot with The Creative Independent.

NME listed the best debut albums, EPs, and mixtapes of the year so far.

Electric Literature shared new fiction by Justin Joseph.

Pitchfork examined the history of gay indie rock.

Amanda Craig listed the top elderly heroines in fiction at the Guardian.

Ben Lee & Georgia Maq covered the Replacements’ “Androgynous.”

Electric Literature recommended books about grotesque bodies.

Book Riot and Literary Hub listed the week’s best new books.

Stream a new song by ANOHNI and the Johnsons.

Inside Climate News interviewed Kate Beaton about her graphic novel Ducks.

Stream a new song by Say Sue Me.

Book Riot listed its favorite books of the year so far.

Stream a new song by Stolen Jars.

Literary Hub recommended July’s best nonfiction books.

Paste reconsidered Bjork’s debut album, Debut, on its 30th anniversary.

Björk’s own affinity for London club beats is immediately apparent on Debut, and it carries through the rest of her career. This is what has kept Debut so prominent for fans: It is, at once, a thesis statement on the Björk project, a treatise on the expansive potential of experimental pop and a nakedly personal project…

The Escapist recommended July’s best horror fiction.

Bandcamp Daily recapped spring’s best albums.

Chelsea Hodson discussed starting an indie press with the OTHERPPL podcast.

FLOOD listed the best albums of the year so far.

Adrienne Brodeur discussed her new novel, Little Monsters with First Drafts.

Julian Lucas profiled author Samuel R. Delany at the New Yorker.

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