The finalists for the 2019 Kirkus Prize have been announced.
Pitchfork interviewed musician Jenny Hval.
Stream a new Wilco song.
The 2019 longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature has been announced.
PopMatters interviewed musician Thor Harris.
Jeff Lemire discussed his new comic Family Tree with Comics Beat.
Indy Weekly profiled Mountain Man’s Molly Sarlé.
The San Francisco Chronicle previewed fall’s best books.
Connect Savannah interviewed Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers.
Josh Gondelman talked to Vanyaland about his book Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results.
1A interviewed singer-songwriter Billy Bragg.
Stream a new Brittany Howard song.
Literary Hub recommended the week’s best new books.
Rolling Stone listed the saddest country songs of all time.
Literary Hub interviewed author Kevin Barry.
Stream a new song by Hannah Diamond and Danny L Harle.
The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Gregory Spatz.
The Times Literary Supplement interviewed author Lee Rourke.
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