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February 27, 2017

Shorties (The Literary Legacy of Anthony Burgess, Antlers Frontman Peter Silberman on His New Solo Album, and more)

AL Kennedy examined the literary legacy of Anthony Burgess.

Antlers frontman Peter Silberman talked to Paste about his solo album Impermanence.

John Darnielle talked to the Iowa City Press-Citizen about his new novel Universal Harvester.

Stream a new Robyn Hitchcock song.

Anna Diamond on the importance of teaching historical fiction at the Atlantic.

Stream two previously unreleased Beck songs.

The Rumpus interviewed poet Eileen Myles.

Stream a new Foxtrot song.

The New York Times examined a Walden-themed video game.

All Things Considered interviewed members of the band Foxygen.

Melissa Febos talked to The Rumpus about her new memoir Abandon Me.

John Vanderslice discussed the benefits of analog recording with Tapeheads.

Author Mohsin Hamid warned of the dangers of nostalgia at the Guardian.

Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers talked protest music with the Irish Times.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author David Shields.

DIY profiled Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors.

Laird Hunt talked to Poets & Writers about his novel The Evening Road.

Stream a new song by Tennis.

Bustle recommended books published in the past decade that every woman should read.

Stream a new Sondre Lerche song.

Weekend Edition interviewed Rowan Hisayo Buchanan about her debut novel, Harmless Like You.

The A.V. Club is streaming Middle Children's debut album Earth Angel.

Author Lionel Shriver talked to Weekend Edition about cultural appropriation.

Paste listed the sweetest punk love songs.

Nell Zink on reading Doris Lessing.

Writers listed five albums that made a difference in their lives at Dusted.

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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