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May 21, 2015

Shorties (A List of Great Road Books by Women, Bob Weir on the Grateful Dead Reunion, and more)

The Huffington Post shared a list of great road books by women.

Bob Weir discussed the Grateful Dead reunion with Rolling Stone.

NPR Music is streaming a 100 hour playlist of soulful protest music.

Adam Thirlwell shared a reading list of books with "innocent/corrupt" narrators at Bookforum.

Stereogum ranked Yes albums.

Author Sean Doyle interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt from his memoir This Must Be the Place.

Dr. Dog visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The house where F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby is for sale.

Eugene Weekly profiled singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis.

PopMatters interviewed Evie Nagy about her 33 1/3 book on Devo's Freedom of Choice album.

Matthew De Abaitua talked to the Guardian about his new book, Self & I.

From an interview involving shooting whisky bottles and smoking “special” cigarettes to an attempt to take a short cut through Sizewell's nuclear power stations, the novelist Matthew De Abaitua is set to lift the curtain on the six months he spent as Will Self's amanuensis in Suffolk 20 years ago.

Paste listed the best musical performances on David Letterman's late night show.

Author G. Willow Wilson talked to The Frame about creating female superhero comics characters.

Paste interviewed Jessica Hopper about her book The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic.

The Telegraph is keeping a list (updated weekly) of the best YA books of the year.

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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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