Shorties (An Interview with Cathy Park Hong, Kathleen Hanna’s Forthcoming Memoir, and more)

Daily book & music news & links

The Drift interviewed author Cathy Park Hong.

Kathleen Hanna’s memoir, Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk, will be published in May.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez
Love and Saint Augustine by Hannah Arendt

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Conversations with McCartney by Paul Du Noyer
Travels in Hyperreality by Umberto Eco

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Book Riot recommended books about Queen.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Nicole Flattery.

Stream a new song by Tune-Yards.

Heidi Pitlor on what we can learn about writing memoir from fiction.

Turn yourself into a character. Don’t forget the basics: school, job, friendships, relationships, obsessions, grievances. Whatever is pertinent in revealing character and conflict should be stated outright.

Pitchfork profiled singer-songwriter Julie Byrne.

Vanity Fair recommended books for summer reading.

Stream a new song by Madeline Kenney.

Hua Hsu talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Atlanta Braves pitcher Spencer Strider talked music with GQ.

Sarah Rose Etter discussed her novel Ripe with Electric Literature and the OTHERPPL podcast.

Stream a new song by Parquet Courts’ A. Savage.

Town & Country recommended the year’s best celebrity memoirs so far.

Stream a new song by Hannah Diamond.

The Rumpus interviewed author Ruth Madievsky.

Stream a new song by Prewn.

Thao Thai discussed her debut novel Banyan Moon with Bustle.

Stream three versions of a new song by Tim Kinsella & Jenny Pulse.

Andrew Lipstein discussed his novel The Vegan with Shondaland and Our Culture.

Sean Thompson shared four cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Emerson Whitney.

The shortlist for The Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize 2023 has been announced.

Johanna Hedva recommended books that slouch toward the total pain of desire at Literary Hub.

Daniel Hornsby recommended books that map worlds not quite like ours a Literary Hub.

Donovan X. Ramsey talked to Fresh Air about his book When Crack Was King: A People’s History of A Misunderstood Era.

The New York Times recommended the week’s best new books.

WIRED interviewed pseudonymous South Korean science fiction author Djuna.

Orion shared a conversation between authors Carmen Maria Machado and Kelly Link.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Rodrigo Rey Rosa’s novel The Country of Toó.

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