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May 1, 2015

Shorties (The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award Longlist, Fugazi's Repeater Album at 25, and more)

The longlist for the 2015 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award has been announced.

The Quietus reconsidered Fugazi's debut album Repeater 25 years after its release.

Paste recommended books for graduating college students.

The Quietus interviewed members of the band Super Furry Animals.

The Oyster Review interviewed author Teju Cole.

Stream the first single from HUNI, a new project by Dee Dee of Dum Dum Girls.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed B. Catling about his new novel The Vorrh.

Stream a new Sea of Bees song.

Entropy recapped April's small press books.

The New York Times recommended family-friendly summer music festivals.

No Detectives is a new literary site devoted to genre fiction.

Stream previously unheard music by Arthur Russell, from the forthcoming album Corn.

Hanya Yanagihara explained how she wrote her novel A Little Life at Vulture.

The Guardian examined the link between musical affinities and political leanings.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn previewed May's new books.

Composer Philip Glass talked books with the New York Times.

The Daily Beast profiled novelist Vikram Chandra.

Jim Reid of Jesus and Mary Chain talked to SPIN about the band's album Psychocandy, which twas released 30 years ago.

HBO will adapt Marlon James' novel A Brief History of Seven Killings into a series.

Rolling Stone listed the greatest live albums of all time.

The Washington Post analyzed Barack Obama's list of favorite books.

Stream a new Titus Andronicus song from their forthcoming The Most Lamentable Tragedy album (out July 28th).

Kelly Cherry on loving and writing linked stories.

Drowned in Sound profiled Conor O'Brien of Villagers.

Bustle recommended books every woman should read by 35.

Flavorwire previewed May's new albums.

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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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