Shorties (An Excerpt from Hila Blum’s Newly Translated Novel, New Music from illuminati hotties, and more)

Daily book & music news & links

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Hila Blum’s novel How to Love Your Daughter.

Stream a new song by illuminati hotties.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Bulfinch’s Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
A Burning by Megha Majumdar
A Mind at Peace by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar
Modern Tarot by Michelle Tea
The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Little Birds by Anaïs Nin
Crossing Open Ground by Barry Lopez
Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
East of the Mountains by David Guterson

eBooks on sale for $4.99 today:

Aristotle’s Politics by Aristotle
Third Girl from the Left by Christine Barker

All today’s eBook deals

July’s best eBook deals

All July’s eBook deals

This week’s Largehearted Boy newsletter shared a summer playlist as well as the usual links, likes, and weekly recap.

Jenny Xie discussed her debut novel with the OTHERPPL podcast.

NPR Music shared a roséwave playlist.

Harper’s shared new nonfiction by Rachel Kushner.

Stream a new song by Poppy.

Bookin’ w/ Jason Jefferies interviewed author Jim Ruland.

Pitchfork profiled the band Lifeguard.

Fantagraphics announced My Favorite Thing is Monsters Book Two, the sequel to Emil Ferris’s brilliant graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, will be published in April.

Stream a new song by Big Thief.

Cleo Watson recommended novels with good sex scenes at the Guardian.

Bandcamp Daily profiled British experimental folk musician Mike Cooper.

Anjum Hasan talked to Electric Literature about her novel History’s Angel.

We need poetry to puncture illusions of grandeur and keep us from completely selling out, it’s a necessary safety valve.

Stream a new Mountain Goats song.

Debutiful interviewed Kit Maude on translating Aurora Venturini’s novel Cousins.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter Gia Margaret.

Andrew Leland discussed his new memoir The Country of the Blind: A Memoir at the End of Sight with Kurt Vonnegut Radio (AKA Gabe Hudson).

Stream a new song by Who Is She?.

Sarah Rose Etter discussed her new novel with the Chicago Review of Books.

Stream a new song by Florry.

Colson Whitehead answered the Proust questionnaire at Vanity Fair.

Stream a new song by Islands.

Literary Hub shared a poem from Terrance Hayes’s new collection So To Speak.

Ta-Nehisi Coates attended a South Carolina school board meeting about banning his book.

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