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May 22, 2015

Shorties (Summer's Best Books, Courtney Barnett Covering the Lemonheads and Breeders, and more)

Publishers Weekly previewed summer's best books.

Courtney Barnett covered the Lemonheads and the Breeders at a recent show.

The Millions interviewed author Anne Enright.

Drunk in a Midnight Choir interviewed singer-songwriter and author Nick Jaina.

Book Riot recommended books to read if you loved Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Americanah.

Stereogum listed bands that took at least 20 years between albums.

The Oyster Review shared a primer to the books of Jonathan Lethem.

The Arizona Republic shared a playlist of classic summer songs.

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Gallagher Lawson about his debut novel The Paper Man.

Singer-songwriter Peter Broderick talked books with Clash.

Bookworm interviewed author Per Petterson.

The Line of Best Fit interviewed Swedish musician Zhala, and is streaming her self-titled album.

The Paris Review is launching a video series featuring authors who will talk about publishing their first book.

Bound 2gether is a children's book composed of Kanye West lyrics.

On mapping David Foster Wallace's novel Infinite Jest.

Flavorwire listed the best vocal ad-libs in music history.

Vulture calls 2015 "the year of the very long novel."

Frank Black talked songwriting with Paste.

Irish author Edna O'Brien talked books with the New York Times.

Stream a new Destroyer song.

Comics Legend Stan Lee will publish his memoir Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir as a graphic novel.

Stereogum is streaming the new Little Wings album, Explains.

Flavorwire listed thrilling, imaginative, and twisted genre books by women.

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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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