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August 20, 2015

Shorties (The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Shortlist, Stream the New Beach House Album, and more)

The shortlist for the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize has been announced.

NPR Music is streaming the new Beach House album Depression Cherry.

The shortlist for the 2015 St. Francis College Literary Prize has been announced.

Rolling Stone interviewed Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Naomi Jackson's novel The Star Side of Bird Hill.

Cate Le Bon and Tim Presley talked to Paste about their new musical collaboration Drinks.

Tin House interviewed Jennifer Pashley about her novel The Scamp.

The Fresno Bee profiled singer-songwriter Rocky Votolato.

Guernica interviewed author Etgar Keret.

PopMatters interviewed Destroyer frontman Dan Bejar.

The FBI's James Baldwin dossier.

Paste talked food with Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago.

Author Alexandra Kleeman and Kathleen Alcott interviewed each other at Literary Hub.

NPR Music is streaming the new Destroyer album Poison Season.

Metro profiled author Cara Nicoletti.

Rolling Stone interviewed Kathleen Hanna and Kathi Wilcox about Bikini Kill's legacy.

MTV also interviewed Wilcox.

The New York Times T Magazine profiled independent publisher Europa Editions.

NPR Music is streaming Anna Thorvaldsdottír's new album In The Light Of Air.

KQED interviewed author Summer Brennan.

NPR Music is streaming Yo La Tengo's new album Stuff Like That Here.

Bookworm interviewed Louisa Hall about her novel Speak.

Morning Edition profiled the Syrian indie rock band Fleeing War.

Fansided recommended the best soccer books of 2015.

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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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