Shorties (Jayne Anne Phillips Interviewed, Mitski Interviewed, and more)

Daily book & music news & links

Jayne Anne Phillips talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Writing and reading are a form of time travel, an exercise in Henri Bergson’s “simultaneity” of time.

Mitski discussed the influences behind her new album with World Cafe.

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Pitchfork, Bandcamp Daily, and Paste recommended the week’s best new albums.

The OTHERPPL podcast, Bustle, and Morning Edition interviewed author Lauren Groff.

The Current shared an in-studio set by Of Monsters and Men’s Nanna.

Public Books shared a conversation between authors Sarah Bernstein and Daisy Lafarge.

CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry discussed her solo album and tour with All Songs Considered.

Alan Moore shared a storytelling course at BBC Maestro.

Paste profiled the band Irreversible Entanglements.

The band have DIY roots that challenge perceptions of lineage and systematic and interpersonal violence, and there is power and celebration and reclamation all across Protect Your Light. These five people were destined to make music together—to have their existences become entangled with one another—and they’ve given us their greatest and most devastating and confident and honest portrait yet.

The Independent and Globe and Mail previewed fall’s best books.

Mike Mills talked R.E.M.’s history with Vulture.

Two books have been awarded the Wainwright prize for nature writing:

The Flow by Amy-Jane Beer
The Lost Rainforests of Britain by Guy Shrubsole

Sally Shapiro covered the Pet Shop Boys’ “Rent.”

Ghassan Zeineddine talked to Weekend Edition about his new story collection.

Stream a new song by Yeule.

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

Pitchfork profiled singer-songwriter Anjimile.

Kate Atkinson discussed her new story collection with the Los Angeles Times.

Stream a new song by Wilco.

Author Hua Hsu shared his daily diet with Grub Street.

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Elyssa Maxx Goodman discussed her new book with Debutiful and Shondaland.

The Creative Independent interviewed singer-songwriter Greg Mendez.

Kurt Vonnegut Radio interviewed author A.M. Homes.

Stream new music from Mclusky.

The Kirkus podcast interviewed author Mona Awad.

Stream a new song by the Staves.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Matt Bell.

Beth Orton and Skinny Pelembe covered Leonard Cohen’s “Who By Fire.”

Alissa Hattman talked to Electric Literature about her novel Sift.

The Creative Independent interviewed The Tallest Man on Earth’s Kristian Mattson.

Sean Michaels discussed his new novel with Our Culture.

Stream a new song by Jamila Woods.

Lydia Kiesling discussed her new novel with Electric Literature.

Bandcamp Daily examined the past and present Denton, Texas music scene.

Roadmap shared new fiction by Meredith Talusan.

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