Shorties (Colson Whitehead & Margaret Atwood on Television Adaptation of Their Fiction, Michelle Zauner on the New Japanese Breakfast album, and more)

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Colson Whitehead and Margaret Atwood discussed the challenges of television adaptation of fiction at TIME.

Michelle Zauner discussed the new Japanese Breakfast album with NPR Music, InsideHook, and PopMatters.

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The Once and Future King by T. H. White
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The Hold Steady played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Kristen Arnett discussed her new novel with Bitch Media.

Paste recommended June’s most anticipated albums.

Alice Waters talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Vulture listed 2021’s best albums so far.

Chibundu Onuzo recommended her favorite books at The Week UK.

All Songs Considered recommended the week’s best new albums.

Vulture listed the best books of the year so far.

Maria Sherman shared her love for Tiger Trap’s self-titled album at NPR Music.

The album was a courageous explication of women’s benevolent desires, a collection of songs that offered cradling sympathy, what I recognized as a compassionate objection to an oppressive world. The album doesn’t pretend to be a safe space, but it allowed me to put down my shield. I was growing heavy; this was light.

Stephen King discussed adapting his novel Lisey’s Story for television with the New York Times.

SPIN listed the best songs of the year so far.

Bustle recommended summer’s best books.

NME interviewed Art Brut’s Eddie Argos.

The New York Times recommended the week’s best new books.

Stream a new Mountain Goats song.

The Maris Review and Electric Literature interviewed Zakiya Dalila Harris.

Skullcrusher covered the Shins’ “New Slang.”

The Guardian recommended recently published poetry collections.

Aquarium Drunkard shared a 1975 CAN show.

Andy Abramowitz recommended books about the lies that bind siblings together at Electric Literature.

The Lydia Lunch documentary The War is Never Over is now streaming virtually and in theaters.

Bookworm interviewed Edward St. Aubyn.

Stereogum interviewed Liz Phair.

Stream a new Wolf Alice song.

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