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August 3, 2015

Shorties (China Mieville's Favorite Books, A New Wavves Song, and more)

Author China Mieville discussed his favorite books at The Week.

Stream a new Wavves song.

R.I.P., author and critic Alan Cheuse.

The Quietus shared an excerpt from Sylvie Simmons' biography, Serge Gainsbourg: A Fistful Of Gitanes.

Powell's listed 25 women authors to read before you die.

Morrissey covered "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" in honor of Lynn Anderson, who passed away last week.

Entropy recapped small press books published in July.

MTV interviewed members of the band Tacocat.

The Guardian profiled author Etgar Keret.

NYC's Music Row is dead.

The Rumpus interviewed author Mark Haskell Smith.

Composer Dustin O’Halloran shared the albums that have influenced him at Music OMH.

The last days of Kathy Acker.

The New Yorker profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

10 books Ta-Nehisi Coates couldn't live without.

All Songs Considered shared its favorite dance tracks from July.

NK Jemisin talked racism and sexism in fantasy literature with the Guardian.

David Byrne called for transparency by streaming music services at the New York Times.

Joanna Scott reviewed four recently published books on reading at the Nation.

Stream a 1983 Cabaret Voltaire live performance.

Charles Johnson discussed his National Book Award-winning novel Middle Passage with All Things Considered 20 years after its publication.

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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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