June 26, 2020
Shorties (Rishi Reddi on Her New Novel, An Excerpt from Nate Patrin's Book on Hip-Hop Sampling, and more)
The story of immigration in Western parts of the U.S., the arrival of Spaniards and Chinese and other Asian groups, has always occupied an inferior role in the US narrative. The early South Asians— students, traders, revolutionaries, intellectuals, farmers, and laborers were significant (if not numerous) members of this western landscape.
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Consequence of Sound listed 2020's best albums so far.
Stream the trailer for the forthcoming documentary about Flannery O'Connor.
Savages' Jehnny Beth talked to This Must Be the Gig about her solo album and Karen O fandom.
The New York Times recommended the week's best new books.
Paste listed the best post-punk albums of 2020 so far.
The Evening Standard recommended summer's best books.
Stream a new Flaming Lips song.
BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Angela Chen's book Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex.
Vulture interviewed singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers.
The Financial Times recommended the best fiction to read this summer.
Kesha covered T. Rex's "Children of the Revolution."
O: The Oprah Magazine recommended books to read during Caribbean-American Heritage Month.
Stream a new song by Girl Friday.
LitReactor recommended book and beer pairings.
Stream a new Secret Machines song.
Tor.com reviewers listed their best books of the year so far.
Lianne La Havas covered Radiohead's "Weird Fishes."
Bookworm interviewed author Brit Bennett.
Stream a new song by Bjork and Arca.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Brian Castleberry.
The Millions profiled author Daisy Johnson.