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August 17, 2015

Shorties (The Guardian First Book Award Longlist, Michael Stipe's Favorite Books, and more)

The Guardian First Book Award longlist has been announced.

Michael Stipe's favorite books.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Jonathan Evison.

Robert Christgau has a new column at Noisey.

Writers discussed their favorite writing implements at Lit Hub.

Stream a new Cheatahs song.

Weekend Edition interviewed Ottessa Moshfegh about her debut novel Eileen.

A new Deerhunter album is forthcoming.

Weekend Edition interviewed Cara Nicoletti about her new book Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books.

PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Tamaryn.

Weekend Edition interviewed Adam Johnson about his new short story collection Fortune Smiles.

Mother Jones interviewed singer-songwriter Richard Thompson.

The Guardian wrapped up its list of the 100 best novels written in English.

The A.V. Club interviewed Lemmy about the new Motorhead album.

The Frisky listed the best books of 2015 (so far).

Pitchfork shared a guide to melodic IDM

Paste listed books that should be adapted into videogames.

Noisey interviewed Dean Wareham about scoring Noah Baumbach's films.

Noah Van Sciver illustrated The Good Life's song "How Small We Are" at Paste.

Paste listed the best musical comedians.

David Foster Wallace's 1997 Fresh Air interview.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Petra Haden.

Flavorwire shared an excerpt from Gertrude Bell's book A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert.

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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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