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January 27, 2017

Shorties (Edna O'Brien on James Joyce, A New ANOHNI Song, and more)

Edna O'Brien on the Anna Livia Plurabelle section of Finnegan's Wake.

Stream a new ANOHNI song.

CatchNews interviewed poet Ishion Hutchinson.

NYCTaper shared a recording of a recent Lee Ranaldo live performance.

Bookanista interviewed author Alexandra Kleeman.

Stream a new song from Los Angeles Police Department (the singer-songwriter, not the force).

Janie Chang and Shilpi Gowda discussed writing their second novels at Literary Hub.

Stream a new Saltland (cellist Rebecca Foon) song.

The Guardian profiled author Michael Chabon.

PopMatters wrapped up its ist of the top 50 post-punk albums of all time.

Joel Whitney talked to Paste about his new book Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World's Best Writers.

Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers discussed protest music with the Lincoln Journal Star.

The Guardian recommended dystopian fiction that reflects Trump's United States.

Stream a new song by the New Pornographers.

Esquire interviewed Elliot Ackerman about his new novel Dark at the Crossing.

Paste interviewed singer-songwriter Allison Crutchfield.

Refinery29 recommended memoirs you have to read.

Paste interviewed cartoonist Joe Ollmann.

Dogs love reggae (according to a recent scientific study).

Minnesota Public Radio interviewed Marlon James about his forthcoming fantasy trilogy.

Paste listed iconic albums turning 30 this year.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Garrard Conley.

Bob Mould talked to All Songs Considered about Husker Du's cover of the theme song from The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Roxane Gay talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream a new song by Noveller.

The Creative Independent interviewed playwright Sarah DeLappe.

Washington City Paper profiled the band Priests.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Kait Heacock.

Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

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

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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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