Shorties (July’s Best Books, Lucy Dacus Interviewed, and more)

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The New York Times previewed July’s best books.

The A.V. Club interviewed singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus.

Dacus broke down every song on her new album Home Video at Pitchfork.

Dacus also covered Snow Patrol’s “Chasing Cars.”

June’s best eBook deals.

Today’s best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Father of the Rain by Lily King
Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz
The Face of War by Martha Gellhorn

Rolling Stone recommended yacht rock albums.

The OTHRPPL podcast interviewed poet Forrest Gander.

All Songs Considered examined the resurgence in composer Julius Eastman’s work.

NPR Music and BrooklynVegaN reconsidered Joni Mitchell’s Blue album on its 50th anniversary.

Ibram X. Kendi recommended books top help children understand race at Morning Edition.

Paste listed the year’s best songs so far.

A literary tarot deck is being crowdfunded.

Country Westerns covered Richard and Linda Thompson’s “Wall of Death.”

The Chicago Tribune recommended must-read summer books.

Stream a new song by Low.

Bustle recommended the week’s best new books.

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner visited The Current for a virtual live performance and interview.

Electric Literature interviewed author Kelsey McKinney.

Pitchfork examined MF Doom’s lifelong conflicts with the U.S. Immigration Service.

Brandon Taylor discussed his new story collection Filthy Animals with Shondaland.

SPIN had members of the band Floatie share their day.

Lana Bastasic recommended books about exile and what gets left behind at Electric Literature.

Bandcamp Daily explored Italy’s punk scene.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Ashley C. Ford.

Isaac Brock discussed the new Modest Mouse album with SPIN.

Debutiful interviewed authors Eve Gleichman and Laura Beckett.

Craig Finn, Franz Nicolay, and Steve Selvidge from The Hold Steady discussed record shopping with Amoeba Music.

The Creative Independent interviewed author and illustrator Jonny Son.

Neko Case covered Roky Erickson’s “Be and Bring Me Home.”

Independent booksellers recommended summer reading at BuzzFeed.

Titus Andronicus announced a reissue of the band’s The Monitor album and a full album tour.

Full Stop interviewed musician and author Tim Kinsella.

Stream a new Colleen Green song.

The Cut shared new fiction by Brandon Taylor.

Stream two new songs from Devendra Banhart and Noah Georgeson.

Fiction Writers Review interviewed author Lee Zacharias.

Stream a new Half Waif song.

Catapult shared a new essay by Chris L. Terry.

Stream a new song by beabadoobee.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared a new essay by JS Breukelaar.

Stream a new song by Dina Ögon.

Liz Phair played a Tiny Desk Concert.

The Transmissions podcast interviewed Ben Chasny of Six Organs of Admittance.

Stream a new Wye Oak song.

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