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February 8, 2017

Shorties (John Darnielle on His New Novel, An Interview with Allison Crutchfield, and more)

John Darnielle talked to VICE, Bookforum, Interview and Paste about his new novel Universal Harvester.

The Los Angeles Times reviewed the book.

The Media interviewed singer-songwriter Allison Crutchfield.

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

Stream a new Thelma song.

NYCTaper shared a recent live performance by Dump.

All Things Considered interviewed Joyce Carol Oates about her new novel A Book of American Martyrs.

Stream a new Hurray for the Riff Raff song.

Ayelet Waldman talked to the Bangor Daily News about her new book A Really Good Day.

Stream a new Mark Lanegan song.

Salon interviewed authors Cara Hoffman, Tom McAllister, Sara Flannery Murphy, Jason Rekulak and Amanda Eyre Ward about their new books.

Stream a new Dirty Projectors song.

Flavorwire interviewed Elan Mastai about his debut novel All Our Wrong Todays.

Stream a new Black Angels song.

GQ previewed February's best new books.

FACT explored the cassette revival and the blank tape hoarders who are making it possible.

BuzzFeed interviewed the people behind Merriam-Webster's Donald Trump subtweets.

Paste profiled the band Austra.

The Guardian previewed Salman Rushdie's forthcoming novel, The Golden House.

Stream a new song by NE-HI.

Ali Smith talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Creative Loafing Tampa interviewed Richard Thompson.

Margaret Atwood discussed her novel The Handmaid's Tale with All Things Considered.

Paste interviewed singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop.

Culture Trip listed the best literary translators under 40.

BrooklynVegan is streaming Oslow's new album.

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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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