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January 24, 2017

Shorties (Recommended Fiction About the US-Mexico Border, An Interview with Mitski, and more)

Signature recommended fiction about the US-Mexico border.

The Creative Independent interviewed singer-songwriter Mitski.

Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

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

Stream a new Emily Wells song.

Slice featured a conversation between authors Melissa Febos and Garth Greenwell.

BrooklynVegan interviewed Dylan Baldi of Cloud Nothings.

Author Laurie Sheck interviewed herself at Rain Taxi.

Stream an unreleased Jason Molina song.

Literary Hub profiled author Ian Rankin.

Stream a new Feelies song.

Paste interviewed Fran├žoise Mouly and Nadja Spiegelman about their feminist comics anthology RESIST!.

Filmmaker Errol Morris on the music of Philip Glass.

Houston Public Media interviewed author Annie Proulx.

Stream a new song by Wire.

Inverse recommended the best sex books of 2017.

The A.V. Club is streaming Sinai Vessel's debut album Brokenlegged.

The Week UK previewed 2017's best new books.

Stream a new Father John Misty song.

Paste examined the current importance of Rebecca Solnit's 2004 book Hope in the Dark.

Stream three new Manu Chao songs.

Work in Progress interviewed author Warren Ellis.

Drowned in Sound interviewed members of the Finnish band Teksti-TV 666.

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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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