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January 26, 2023

Shorties (A Story from Patricia Engel's New Collection, An Interview with Yo La Tengo's James McNew, and more)

The Faraway World by Patricia Engel

Electric Literature shared a story from Patricia Engel's new collection The Faraway World.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Yo La Tengo's James McNew.

95 year-end lists were added to the Largehearted Boy list of "best books of 2022" lists Monday (bringing the total to 1,528).

January's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years by Carl Sandburg

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison

Jeff Guinn discussed his book Waco: David Koresh, The Branch Davidians and a Legacy of Rage with Fresh Air.

Maple Glider covered Shania Twain's "You're Still the One."

Esquire Middle East recommended new Arab books.

Pitchfork profiled the band Wednesday.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Allie Rowbottom.

Stream a new song by Steve Gunn and Bing & Ruth.

Gabrielle Bates discussed her debut poetry collection with Shondaland.

"Poetry is so coy. In my experience, it has a way of saying, “F--k your intentions,” and winking. Then it reveals things, if I let it. I’m vexed by this aspect of poetry, but it’s also what makes poetry so valuable to me."

Bandcamp Daily profiled musician Kristen Oppenheim.

“I first started working with just narratives of my own, just stories that I was repeating, and recording stories of my own,” Oppenheim explains over the phone from her home in Park Slope, Brooklyn. “In the beginning, I would reference songs that were coming on the radio, that I was hearing in my own imagination, along with writing my own stories to record; throughout the whole ‘90s, I did that.”

Caroline Corcoran recommended novels about office jobs at the Guardian.

Stream a new song by Kevin Morby.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author David S. Mills.

Stream a new song by Oval.

Jean Kyoung Frazier discussed her next book with Electric Literature.

Stream a new song by Jouska.

The New York Times remembered author Paul La Farge.

Stream a new Patrick Wolf.

The New Yorker is tracking its favorite books of 2023.

Stream a new song by Fever Ray.

Heavy Feather Review shared an excerpt from Angela Woodward's new novel.

Stream a new song by Yours Are The Only Ears.

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