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April 6, 2015

Shorties (New Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Short Fiction, David Bowie's New Musical, and more)

The New Yorker interviewed Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about her story in this week's issue.

David Bowie is co-writing a stage show inspired by The Man Who Fell to Earth.

James Wood talked to the Guardian about his new book The Nearest Thing to Life.

Weekend Edition interviewed singer-songwriter Tobias Jesso Jr.

Authors Danniel Schoonebeek and Sarah Gerard interviewed each other at The Believer.

Stereogum reconsidered Guided By Voices' Alien Lanes album 20 years after its release.

A guide to Portland, Oregon's literary landmarks.

NPR Music is streaming Villagers' new album Darling Arithmetic.

Imperica interviewed author Warren Ellis.

SPIN interviewed the members of Death Cab for Cutie about the band's new album Kintsugi.

Bookstore pets of northern California.

NPR Music is streaming the new Calexico album Edge of the Sun.

At The Quietus, Two Dollar Radio publisher Eric Obenauf interviewed Carola Dibbell about her debut novel The Only Ones.

John Darnielle talked to PopMatters about the new Mountain Goats album, Beat the Champ.

The Christian Science Monitor recommended new baseball books.

NPR Music is streaming Wire's new self-titled album.

Sinosphere interviewed author Ha Jin.

Weekend Edition interviewed singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett.

Press Play collected all of Sterling Archer's literary references from the animated series Archer.

NPR Music is streaming Lowland Hum's self-titled album.

Reading Finnegans Wake is a podcast that discusses the book line by line.

RA listed May's top music festivals around the world.

A professor of a "Mad Men: Media, Gender, Historiography" class talked to The Takeaway about the literature featured in the show.

The A.V. Club shared an A to Z list of the best bands from the 2000s.

Weekend Edition interviewed Lizzie Skurnick about her book That Should Be a Word.

NPR Music is streaming Dwight Yoakam's new album Second Hand Heart.

Flavorwire listed underrated Sherlock Holmes movies.

Drowned in Sound listed its favorite songs of 2015 so far.

T.C. Boyle listed the best books "that explore man's inherent violence" at The Week.

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)

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