The New York Times profiled author Nnedi Okorafor.
Machado shared her influences at Library of America.
The Current shared an intimate Josh Ritter performance.
Randy Newman played a Tiny Desk Concert.
Paste previewed October's best new books.
The Atlantic remembered Grant Hart of Husker Du.
BuzzFeed features a new poem by Maggie Smith.
PopMatters recommended conversation-shifting books about music.
BuzzFeed profiled author Armistead Maupin.
Tamara Lindeman (AKA The Weather Station) played a Stereogum session.
The Chicago Reader profiled musician Jon Langford.
CorD Magazine interviewed poet Charles Simic.
Weyes Blood covered Kate Bush's "Wuthering Heights."
The Brooklyn Rail interviewed author Laurie Sheck.
The Australian profiled St. Vincent's Annie Clark.
Stream a new Anna St. Louis song.
PopMatters interviewed Deer Tick frontman John McCauley.
The 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize shortlist has been announced.
Stream a new Julien Baker song.
BookPage recommended 2017's best books for book clubs.
Stereogum interviewed Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch.
Stream a new Billy Bragg song.
Electric Literature recommended books about the human brain.
Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter Nick Lowe.
The Brooklyn Rail interviewed poet Safia Elhillo.
Stream a new Sleigh Bells song.
Electric Literature interviewed author James McBride.
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