Barack Obama shared the best books he read this summer.
Drowned in Sound interviewed Latvian musician Elizabete Balčus, who has been compared to St. Vincent and Bjork.
eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:
Paste profiled singer-songwriter Amanda Shires.
Read a new Mark Doten short story at n+1.
Silent Motorist interviewed author Elle Nash.
Cosmonauts Avenue is crowdfunding a new anthology.
The Guardian profiled author Miriam Toews.
Stream a new track by Running and Ryley Walker.
The 2018 Hugo Award winners have been announced.
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)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists