Shorties (Remembering Janet Malcolm, An Interview with (and Live Performance By) Bachelor, and more)

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Writers remembered Janet Malcolm at the New Yorker.

Bachelor (Palehound’s Ellen Kempner and Jay Som’s Melina Duterte) visited The Current for an interview and live performance.

June’s best eBook deals.

Today’s best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe discussed the new Kings of Convenience album with Paste.

Øye also talked to BrooklynVegan about the album.

CBR listed the most important graphic novels in comics history.

Lara Downes shared a Juneteenth playlist at The Picture Show.

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Alex McElroy’s novel The Atmospherians.

All Things Considered delved into the music of Sparks.

Kei Miller selected the UK’s top young writers at the Guardian.

Stream a new Soccer Mommy song.

Choi Eunyoung discussed her new story collection with Electric Literature.

Pitchfork and Paste recommended the week’s best new albums.

The Creative Independent interviewed poet Aja Monet.

Cover Me shared a collection of covers by Shawn Colvin.

Debutiful interviewed author Matthew Clark Davison.

Bustle recommended books by James Baldwin.

PopMatters reconsidered Beck’s Odelay album on its 25th anniversary.

Catherine Lacey’s novel Pew has been awarded the Young Lions Award.

Stream a new Modest Mouse song.

Bookworm interviewed Joan Silber.

Stream a new classical composition by Serj Tankian.

Maggie O’Farrell and Elaine Feeney have been awarded 2021 Dalkey Literary Awards.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Elephant Micah’s Joe O’Connell.

Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor discussed the new Azure Ray album with American Songwriter.

Gorilla Vs. Bear shared its favorite albums and singles of the year so far.

The Quietus interviewed author Richard King.

Stereogum and BrooklynVegan reconsidered the Shins’ Oh Inverted World album on its 20th anniversary.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Angie Cruz.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared new fiction by Derek Anderson.

The Rumpus interviewed author Anna North.

The Paris Review shared an excerpt from Akwaeke Emezi’s memoir Dear Senthuran.

The Believer interviewed cartoonist Alison Bechdel.

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