Shorties (An Interview with Ivy Pochoda, A 2023 Modern Yacht Rock Mix, and more)

Daily book & music news & links

Megan Abbott interviewed Ivy Pochoda on the Fully Booked podcast.

Gorilla Vs. Bear shared a “modern 2023 yacht rock mix.”

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

The Best of the Best American Mystery Stories: The First Ten Years
Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

Evicted by Matthew Desmond
Tender by Belinda McKeon

All today’s eBook deals

July’s best eBook deals

All July’s eBook deals

This week’s Largehearted Boy newsletter shared an anniversary playlist (of songs from the past year) as well as the usual links, likes, and weekly recap.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed musician and author Geoff Rickly.

Remember Sinead O’Connor with this 2021 New York Times Magazine profile.

Stream a new song by Mitski.

Regan Penaluna recommended books by neglected female thinkers at the Guardian.

FLOOD profiled Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino.

“I cracked myself open in a way where I’m willing to talk about everything,” she effuses about the Natural Disaster writing process. “I’m willing to write a fucking love song at the piano! And I’m ready to talk about wanting to be a parent, talk about my relationship with my inner child, talk about the world burning down, write a song about road-tripping with fucking angels! I wasn’t thinking, ‘Does this fit within the landscape of what I’m known for?’ Because I’m not known for anything in this way yet. There was no rulebook.”

David Joy discussed his new novel, Those We Thought We Knew, with the Christian Science Monitor.

Stream a new Animal Collective song.

Writing Latinos interviewed Ingrid Rojas Contreras about her memoir, The Man Who Could Move Clouds.

Georgia discussed her favorite albums with The Quietus.

Debutiful shared a story from Rebecca Turkewitz’s collection, Here in the Night.

Stream a new song by James Blake.

Our Culture interviewed singer-songwriter Allegra Krieder.

Tania Malik talked to Electric Literature about her novel Hope You Are Satisfied.

Stream a new song by Lilts (Wild Pink’s John Ross and Laura Wolf).

Literary NFTs are a thing.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed producer Andy Zax.

The Guardian interviewed author Laura Lippman.

Stream a new song by Sofia Kourtesis.

The Rumpus interviewed author Steve Almond.

Spencer Cullum’s Coin Collection shared three cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.

The Southern Review of Books interviewed author Drew Buxton.

Stream a new song by Middle Kids.

Literary Hub interviewed poet Stacy Szymaszek.

Stream a new Nation of Language song.

Untapped New York listed NYC’s hidden bookstores.

Stream a new song by Purity Ring & Black Dresses.

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