Shorties (Two Interviews with Jimin Han, Essential Books about Hip-Hop, and more)

Daily book & music news & links

Jimin Han talked to Shondaland and Electric Literature about her novel The Apology.

Kirkus recommended essential books about hip-hop.

eBook free today:

The Night Trembles: A Sampler of New Writing by Women in Translation

eBook on sale for $3.99 today:

The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa

All today’s eBook deals

All August’s eBook deals

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

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

Paste recommended the week’s best new albums.

Indie booksellers recommended beach reads at Electric Literature.

Stream a new song by Water from Your Eyes’ Rachel Brown.

Aisha Abdel Gawad discussed her novel Between Two Moons with Electric Literature.

Stream a new song by Metric.

Kurt Vonnegut Radio interviewed author Sari Botton.

BrooklynVegan recommended emo bands.

Book Riot recommended body horror novels.

Youth Lagoon covered Virginia Astley’s “Over The Edge Of The World.”

Arianna Reiche recommended books with a dark playfulness at Electric Literature.

The FADER interviewed singer-songwriter Madeline Kenney.

Maya Binyam talked to Vogue about her debut novel.

Stream a new song by Mary Jane Dunphe.

Full Stop interviewed author Anya Liftig.

The Guardian interviewed author Jo Ann Beard.

Stream a new song by Ian Sweet.

The Quietus shared an excerpt from Adele Bertei’s memoir, Twist: An American Girl.

Stream a new song by Sigrid.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Bojan Louis.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Requiem’s Monica Stroik.

The longlist for the 2023 Wainwright Prize for nature and conservation writing for adults and young readers has been announced.

Stream a new Ratboys song.

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