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January 19, 2017

Shorties (An Excerpt from Han Kang's New Novel, Stream the New Allison Crutchfield Album, and more)

Read It Forward shared an excerpt from Han Kang's novel Human Acts.

NPR Music is streaming Allison Crutchfield's new album Tourist in This Town.

Stereogum and BrooklynVegan interviewed Crutchfield.

Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Hannah Arendt: A Life in Dark Times by Anne C. Heller
A Model World by Michael Chabon

OK Go covered Morrissey's "Interesting Drug.

Blarb shared an excerpt from Viet Thanh Nguyen's new book Nothing Ever Dies.

Stream a new Kelly Lee Owens song.

The 2017 PEN America Literary Awards finalists have been announced.

NPR Music is streaming Tift Merritt's new album Stitch of the World.

Signature recommended books about election fraud in American history.

Stream new Austra songs.

Literary Hub interviewed author Kathleen Rooney.

NPR Music is streaming Japandroids' new album Near To The Wild Heart Of Life.

Ayelet Waldman talked books and reading with the New York Times.

The Creative Independent interviewed singer-songwriter Caroline Polachek.

Bookworm interviewed author Ottessa Moshfegh.

Barack Obama's White House DJ reflected on the last eight years at SPIN.

Acoustic Guitar profiled singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie.

NME listed notable albums released in 1997.

Ottessa Moshfegh on writing through depression at the Atlantic.

Stream a new Dirty Projectors song.

The Guardian listed the best climate change novels.

The Proper Ornaments broke down their album Foxhole track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

Elle recommended books to read before participating in the Women's March on Washington.

R.I.P., musician William Onyeabor.

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

List of Online "Best Books of 2016" Lists
Essential and Interesting Year-End 2016 Music Lists

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
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)
weekly music release lists

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