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August 21, 2015

Shorties (H.P. Lovecraft's Resurgence in Popularity, Blood on the Tracks Reconsidered, and more)

The Atlantic examined the unlikely resurgence in popularity of the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

The A.V. Club reconsidered Bob Dylan's classic Blood on the Tracks album.

Longreads features an excerpt from Summer Brennan's book The Oyster War.

Iron and Wine's Sam Beam and Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell covered each others' songs at World Cafe.

VICE hosted a roundtable discussion about the works of author Lucia Berlin.

Sheila Heti on writing her first collection The Middle Stories.

Lit Hub interviewed poet Deborah Landau.

Slate interviewed author Helen Phillips.

Author Naomi Jackson interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Listen to a new song from The Oh Hellos.

Stream a new solo song by Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

The Book Nerds Guide to NYC infographic.

SPIN profiled the band Titus Andronicus.

BBC News examined the hurdles in translating Portuguese literature into English.

Bustle recommended nonfiction books to listen to while working out.

The Record profiled Destroyer frontman Dan Bejar.

Newly released MI5 surveillance files on Doris Lessing.

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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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