May 4, 2020
eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:
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Kawai Strong Washburn discussed books that changed his life at the Sydney Morning Herald.
Collaborators of Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen shared their remembrances.
O: The Oprah Magazine shared an excerpt from the book.
Stream a new song by Thurston Moore.
Literary Hub recommended legal thrillers for literary snobs.
The Atlantic profiled John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.
Stream a new Drive-By Truckers song.
Stream a new Joan Shelley song.
Stream a new Laura Stevenson song.
Stream a new song by Renee Reed.
Electric Literature recommended novels where characters are haunted by the past.
The New York Times shared an essay by cookbook author Samin Nosrat.
The New Yorker interviewed Lorrie Moore.
Literary Hub recommended books published by university presses to read to escape the news.
The Rumpus interviewed author Natalia Hero.
The New York Times profiled author Percival Everett.
The New Yorker remembered playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
The Guardian interviewed author NK Jemisin.
The Nation interviewed author Samantha Irby.
The Guardian recommended series and sagas to read during lockdown.
The New Republic examined how Vivian Gornick reinvigorated political writing.
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)
Flash Dancers (authors pair original flash fiction with a song
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists