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August 26, 2015

Shorties (Interviews with Alexandra Kleeman, Superchunk's Cover of "Born to Run," and more)

VICE and Late Night Library interviewed Alexandra Kleeman about her debut novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine.

Stream Superchunk's cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run."

Stream a new solo song from Kathryn Calder of the New Pornographers.

Stream a new Sylvan Esso song.

Tin House shared an excerpt from Sara Jaffe's novel Dryland.

The Guardian listed 10 of the best Lemonheads songs.

PopMatters profiled singer-songwriter John Moreland.

Paste profiled the band Wand.

Wand embody a bridge between the delicate and the dissonant. Their songs can start off like day-dreamy/paisley folk trips that suddenly veer off into ominous purple clouds of a doom-laden metal storm.

Ted Rall's graphic novel biography of Edward Snowden is in stores this week.

Pitchfork recommended 10 albums from the Balearic revival.

Justin Taylor discussed book tours at Lit Hub.

The Quietus offered a track-by-track review of the new New Order album Music Complete.

Stereogum interviewed Bernard Sumner about the release.

LitReactor recommended female short story writers.

An interactive chart of the most played '90s songs on Spotify.

The Guardian listed the top conservative novels.

The A.V. Club listed 10 of the most sampled drum beats in history.

Minnesota Public Radio interviewed Cara Nicoletti about her new book Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books.

Paste interviewed Victoria Legrande of Beach House about the band's new album Depression Cherry.

The Guardian listed the best dog stories in literature.

Vulture previewed fall's music releases.

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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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