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April 28, 2016

Shorties (Don DeLillo on His New Novel, Grimes' Claire Boucher Interviewed, and more)

Don DeLillo talked to the Wall Street Journal about his new novel Zero K.

All Things Considered interviewed Claire Boucher of Grimes.

Cult MTL interviewed Chester brown about his graphic novel Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus.

Stream a new David Bazan song.

Book Riot recommended a 80 books for 80 countries.

Stream Grateful Dead covers by Bonnie "Prince " Billy, Jim James, Perfume Genius, and others.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is starting an online book club.

Singer-songwriter Julien Baker discussed songs she wishes she had written at American Songwriter,

Publishing Perspectives interviewed New Directions publisher Barbara Epler about the state of literature in translation.

Aquarium Drunkard's Transmissions podcast interviewed singer-songwriter Will Oldham.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Bruce Bauman.

Stream a new song from the Gotobeds.

The Millions interviewed three poets (April Bernard, Idra Novey, and Jennifer Tseng ) who have also written novels.

Fresh Air interviewed Questlove about his new book Somethingtofoodabout: Exploring Creativity With Innovative Chefs.

R.I.P., author Jenny Diski.

The Chicago Tribune profiled Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It.

Hazlitt interviewed author Sarah Bakewell.

NPR Music is streaming the new Julianna Barwick album Will.

The City Paper Bogota profiled author Juan Gabriel Vásquez.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Gustav Ejstes of the band Dungen.

Book Riot shared videos of actors reading Shakespeare's sonnets.

The A.V. Club reconsidered Badly Drawn Boy's The Hour of the Bewilderbeast album.

The New Republic examined the reboot of the Black Panther comics.

Book Riot listed the best books about Prince.

Paste listed Prince's best songs.

Tracing F. Scott Fitzgerald's Minnesota roots.

Frightened Rabbit visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Vibe interviewed author Mitchell S. Jackson.

Motherboard examined why exclusive releases work for Netflix but not streaming music services like Tidal.

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Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by Sarah Bakewell
J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist by Thomas Beller
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
The Lost Tribe of Coney Island by Claire Prentiss
Shakespeare: The World as a Stage by Bill Bryson
South on Highland by Liana Maeby
The Time Is Noon by Pearl Buck

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)