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February 15, 2017

Shorties (Books To Help You Fight the Power, Ranking Magnetic Fields' 69 Love Songs, and more)

Orlando Weekly recommended books to help you "fight the power."

Paste ranked every song on Magnetic Fields' 69 Love Songs album.

NYLON interviewed poet Morgan Parker.

Stream a new song by Hoops.

The New Republic on Norman Mailer's friendship with convicted murderer Jack Henry Abbott.

Stream a new Molly Nilsson song.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed poet Chris Santiago.

Yumi Zouma covered "She's Electric" by Oasis.

Book Riot recommended February's best small press books.

Stream a new Arbouretum song.

Literary Hub featured a conversation between authors Emma Donoghue and Laird Hunt.

Rubblebucket visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Signature recommended books that imagine the United States at war with itself.

Stream a new Passion Pit song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Mila Jaroniec.

The Guardian listed 10 of the best Britpop songs.

Book Riot recommended horror story collections written by women.

PopMatters interviewed Jamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu.

The Los Angeles Times profiled the new literary magazine Sublevel.

Philly Voice interviewed singer-songwriter Craig Finn.

Elan Mastai talked to Paste about his debut novel All Our Wrong Todays.

Ryan Adams talked to Drowned in Sound about his new album Prisoner.

Adams also played DJ at All Songs Considered.

Electric Literature and Literary Hub interviewed author George Saunders.

Stream a new Los Campesinos! song.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons
In Gratitude by Jenny Diski
Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton
Nashville Chrome by Rick Bass
Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small
A Replacement Life by Boris Fishman

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Master by Colm Toibin
Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume

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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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