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Shorties (Ngugi Wa Thiong'o on His New Story Collection, Ryann Donnelly on Her Book About Music Videos and Culture, and more)

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o discussed his story collection, Minutes of Glory, with Morning Edition. Ryann Donnelly discussed her book, Justify My Love: Sex, Subversion and Music Video, with Noisey. March's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler eBook on sale for $2.99 today: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson Aquarium Drunkard interviewed guitarist Julian Lage. Debutiful interviewed author T Kira Madden. Stream a ...
Tags: Music, David, New York Times, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Daniel, NPR Music, William Boyle, Robert Olen Butler, Laurie Halse Anderson, Lydia Ainsworth, Chicago Review of Books, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong, Stella Donnelly, Kira Madden, Anne Marie Kinney, James Kelman


Shorties (The 2019 Man Booker International Prize Longlist, New Music from Joan As Police Woman, and more)

The 2019 Man Booker International Prize longlist has been announced. Stream a new song by Joan As Police Woman. March's best eBook deals. Entries are now open for the 2019 Tiny Desk Contest. Author William Boyle discussed his favorite "screwball noir" films at . Cherry Glazerr visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance. Variety and Rolling Stone recommended the best books to read about wrongful conviction. The Guardian recommended books about buildi...
Tags: Music, David, Rolling Stone, Joan, Toro Y Moi, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Eliot, Granta, Daisy Johnson, William Boyle, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, SXSW The New York Times, Terrence Hayes, Alan Trotter


William Boyle's Playlist for His Novel "A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. William Boyle's novel A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself is a madcap literary thriller both funny and dark. NPR Books wrote of the book: "Part Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas and p...
Tags: Music, New York, Time, Bbc, Jimi Hendrix, David, New York Times, Stevie Nicks, Mary J Blige, Mariah Carey, Irma Thomas, Arnold, Trump, Martin Scorsese, Bobby, Kirkus


'A Friend Is A Gift' For Crime Novel Fans

William Boyle's new novel follows mob widow Rena, her granddaughter and an ex-porn-star neighbor, on the run from a crazed mafia enforcer in — what else? — a 1962 Chevy Impala.(Image credit: Beth Novey/NPR)
Tags: News, Rena, William Boyle, Chevy Impala Image


Shorties (An Excerpt from Kathryn Davis's New Novel, A Reconsideration of Sleater-Kinney's The Hot Rocks Album on Its 20th Anniversary, and more)

Granta shared an excerpt from Kathryn Davis's mesmerizing new novel, The Silk Road. Stereogum reconsidered Sleater-Kinney's The Hot Rock album on its 20th anniversary. February's best eBook deals. eBooks on sale for $1.99 today: Gatsby Girls by F. Scott Fitzgerald Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann eBooks on sale for $2.99 today: The Naked Eye by Yoko Tawada Drowned in Sound shared a mixtape of 2019's best shoegaze, psychedelia, noise, and dreampop (so far). Paste recom...
Tags: New York Post, Music, David, Jordan, John Williams, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Paris Review, Pete, Scott Fitzgerald, Sleater Kinney, Los Angeles Review of Books, Colum McCann, Bill Frisell, Granta, Thomas Morgan, William Boyle


Shorties (The Inherent Bias of Year-End Book Lists, Recommended Old School Country Christmas Albums, and more)

Maris Kreizman the inherent bias of year-end book lists. Rolling Stone recommended old school country Christmas albums. 77 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation Wednesday (bringing the total to 1,069), including Brain Pickings’ loveliest children’s books, Teju Cole’s best photo books at The New York Times, & Rolling Stone’s best music books. Largehearted Boy's essential and interesting 2018 year-end music lists (updated daily). December's b...
Tags: Music, David, New York Times, Rolling Stone, Philadelphia Inquirer, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Peter Gabriel, Hazlitt, Laura Stevenson, Barsuk Records, William Boyle, John Wray, Maris Kreizman, Celeste Ng Stream, The New York Times Rolling Stone, Rachel Khong Matt Pond Chris Hansen


Shorties (The Books That Defined the 2000s, An Excerpt from the New Beastie Boys Book, and more)

Literary Hub listed books that defined the 2000s. The Guardian shared an excerpt from the new Beastie Boys Book. Mike D and Ad-Rock discussed the book with Morning Edition. Largehearted Boy's aggregation of 2018 "best books of 2018" lists has begun! 60 lists are currently featured, with a couple thousand more to come. William Boyle reviewed Cat Power's new album, Wanderer, at the Oxford American. October's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: Free Food for Millionai...
Tags: Music, David, New York Times, David Bowie, Beirut, Cincinnati, Miya Folick, Buddha, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Los Angeles Review of Books, Suburbia, V Club, Jean Paul Sartre, Anne Lamott, William Boyle, Mike D


Shorties (Recommended Underrated Writers, An Interview with Snail Mail's Lindsey Jordan, and more)

Literary Hub recommended underrated writers. The Spinoff interviewed Snail Mail's Lindsey Jordan. Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author William Boyle. Paste previewed June's new album releases. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living by Paul Collins Legends of the Fall by Jim Harrison Field Report visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance. Porochista Khakpour discussed her new memoir Sick with Electric Literature. Slate ...
Tags: Music, Florida, Edgar Allan Poe, David, Brooklyn, Bill Clinton, Grimes, James Patterson, Courtney Barnett, Kim Gordon, Publishers Weekly, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Ward, Holmes, San Francisco Chronicle, Hazlitt


William Boyle's Playlist for His Novel "The Lonely Witness"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. William Boyle's novel The Lonely Witness is a vivid character-driven work of crime fiction. Publishers Weekly wrote of the book: "Powered by brilliantly realized characters, a ric...
Tags: Music, New York, David, Brooklyn, New York Times, Queens, Miami, Rex, David Lynch, Nina Simone, Anthony, Morton, Nick Cave, Herrmann, Bernard Herrmann, Amy


Book Notes - "Mississippi Noir"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Jesmyn Ward, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Mississippi Noir is another outstanding collection of dark and unsettling stories in the Akashic Books series. Booklist wrote of the book: "Mississippi boasts a notably corr...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Mississippi, France, Tom Waits, David, Willie Nelson, Atkins, Lafayette, Johnson, Quentin Tarantino, Alfred Hitchcock, Jada, Serge Gainsbourg, Continental, Jim White


Scottish train passenger belts opera for commuters

William Boyle, 24, said he was traveling home Saturday on the Glasgow to Hamilton train when he decided to take inspiration from some fellow commuters who held a spontaneous Frozen sing along . However, instead of a Disney hit, Boyle belted out a rendition of "Nessun Dorma," a selection from Giacomo Puccini 's opera Turandot that was made famous by Luciano Pavarotti.
Tags: Disney, Glasgow, Hamilton, Boyle, Giacomo Puccini, William Boyle