Shorties (An Excerpt from Maud Ventura’s Novel, New Music by Hiss Golden Messenger, and more)

Daily book & music news & links

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Maud Ventura’s novel, My Husband.

Stream a new song by Hiss Golden Messenger.

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July’s best eBook deals

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Lucinda Williams discussed her memoir and new album with Paste.

…what I’ve learned in songwriting came in handy when I was writing the book, in describing things and just being able to put words together a certain way, so it came across on the written page.

Electric Literature shared two new poems by Chelsea Dingman.

Stream a new song by Laurel Halo.

Deborah Crossland talked books and reading with Debutiful.

The Creative Independent interviewed singer=songwriter Marina Allen.

Anna Metcalfe recommended books about awakenings at the Guardian.

Stream a new song by Spencer Zahn.

Sarah Rose Etter discussed her new novel Ripe with Poets & Writers.

All Songs Considered shared an oral history of the birth of hip hop in the Bronx 50 years ago.

Writing Latinos interviewed author Raquel Gutiérrez.

Stream a new song by Cherry Glazerr.

Book Riot listed the best books of the year so far.

UPROXX interviewed Palehound’s El Kempner.

Adam Thirlwell remembered Milan Kundera at the Guardian.

Stream a new song by the Drums.

The New York Times listed John Le Carre’s best books.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed guitarist Marc Ribot.

BOMB shared new fiction by Patrick Cottrell.

Stream a new song by the Streets.

Staff Picks interviewed author Nicole Flattery.

Stream a new song by Georgia.

Authors in the Tent interviewed Ivy Pochoda.

Stream a new song by Yeule.

Stream a new Sunshine Convention song.

Stream a new song by Sprain.

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