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June 18, 2015

Shorties (Great Speculative Fiction Novels by Women, Nick Cave's Detroit Art Project, and more)

PopMatters recommended great speculative fiction novels by women.

Nick Cave is creating a seven monthlong art project in Detroit.

Electric Literature interviewed author Mitchell Jackson.

The Minneapolis City Pages offered tips for writing music press releases.

Nell Zink talked to the Guardian about her novel Mislaid.

Pitchfork interviewed singer-songwriter Jenny Hval.

The Independent glowingly reviewed Jami Attenberg's new novel Saint Maizie.

The New York Observer profiled Attenberg.

Stream a new Craig Finn song.

Bookworm interviewed Alan Cheuse about his novel Prayers for the Living.

Stereogum interviewed Gene Ween about his Billy Joel tribute band.

Vulture interviewed author Jess Row about the Rachel Dolezal scandal.

Neil Young isn't happy that Donald Trump used one of his songs in his presidential campaign launch.

The Guardian explored the checkered pasts of Oxford's professor of poetry.

Uncut listed the best albums of 2015 so far.

The New Republic makes a case for teaching Shakespeare to high school students.

SPIN listed the best album covers of 2015 so far.

Fresh Air interviewed Judd Apatow about his new book Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy.

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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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