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June 29, 2016

Shorties (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Donald Trump Fiction, The Best Songs of 2016 So Far, and more)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shared Donald Trump fanfiction.

NPR Music and Paste listed their favorite songs of 2016 so far.

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eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Complete David Bowie by Nicholas Pegg
The Drop by Dennis Lehane
The Law of Dreams by Peter Behrens
Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson
The Lower River by Paul Theroux
My Mistake by Daniel Menaker
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday
Whisper Hollow by Chris Cander
The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig

Guernica interviewed poet Tracy K. Smith.

Stream a new Dex Romweber song.

Minnesota Public Radio listed books that shaped American Life.

Andrew Bird has a new live web series on Facebook.

The Guardian listed the top New York novels.

Omni covered Alice Cooper and The Boys Next Door at Aquarium Drunkard.

The Chicago Review of Books interviewed author Mark de Silva.

Natasha Khan discussed the new Bat for Lashes album with Rolling Stone.

Fanzine interviewed author Adam Gnade.

The Blake Babies are reuniting.

OkayAfrica interviewed author Pettina Gappah.

Stream a new song by VATS.

Australia's ABC Online interviewed author Jonathan Franzen.

Philip Glass on David Bowie.

The Times Literary Supplement staff recommended summer reading.

Salon interviewed Rob Sheffield about his new book On Bowie.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Men's Journal interviewed author Mary Roach.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Sara Watkins.

The Oxford American features new short fiction by Manuel Gonzales.

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)
weekly music release lists