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January 30, 2017

Shorties (Recommended Memoirs by 20th Century American Radicals, 20th Century American Radicals, and more)

Literary Hub recommended memoirs by 20th century American radicals.

Paste listed 2017's most anticipated albums.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Ruth Gilligan's novel Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan.

Stream a new S. Carey song.

The New Yorker interviewed author Cesar Aira.

Stream a new PINS song that features Iggy Pop.

The Rumpus interviewed author Tobias Carroll.

Amanda Shires covered Leonard Cohen's "I'm Your Man."

Alain de Botton shared his writing routine with the Guardian.

Tommy Stinson talked to Rolling Stone about his solo career.

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

TV on the Radio covered Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U."

The Telegraph profiled author Michael Chabon.

Ryan Adams covered Radiohead's "Karma Police."

Vintage Edgar Allan Poe book covers.

PopMatters profiled the band Wolf People.

Paste listed the most anticipated comics of 2017.

Music changes the taste of your beer.

The longlist for the 2017 Wellcome book prize (which identifies the best science writing across fiction and nonfiction) has been announced.

The Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley and Steve Diggle talked to The Quietus about the band's 1977 album Spiral Scratch.

Refinery29 listed the best books of 2017 (so far).

Rivka Galchen profiled children's book author Mo Willems at the New Yorker.

Laurie Anderson talked to All Songs Considered about the music of Philip Glass.

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

The Current examined the musical legacy of Sharon Jones.

The Culture Trip interviewed author Masande Ntshanga.

Drowned in Sound reconsidered Los Campesinos!' album Romance Is Boring.

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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