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March 16, 2017

Shorties (An Excerpt from Mohsin Hamid's New Novel, David Byrne's Joan of Arc Musical Reviewed, and more)

Electric Literature shared an excerpt from Mohsin Hamid's novel Exit West.

Time Out New York reviewed David Byrne's new Joan of Arc musical.

Stream a new Cherry Glazerr song.

P. Craig Russell talked to Inverse about adapting Nail Gaiman's novel American Gods into a comic.

Lushlife covered Grizzly Bear's "Foreground."

Laird Hunt talked to The Millions about his new novel The Evening Road.

Rolling Stone and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Book Riot recommended poets to follow on Twitter.

Craig Finn talked to The Quietus and Stereoboard about his solo album We All Want The Same Things.

SheKnows interviewed author Roxane Gay.

NPR Music is streaming Sera Cahoone's new album From Where I Started.

Bookworm interviewed Emil Ferris about her graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.

Paste recommended songs about coping with mental illness.

The Guardian listed the top novels about rural America.

NPR Music is streaming Mount Eerie's new album A Crow Looked at Me.

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Elan Mastai about his novel All Our Wrong Todays.

Paste profiled Father John Misty's J Tillman.

Saskia Vogel discussed the process of translating Karolina Ramqvist’s novel The White City at the Paris Review.

Paste listed the best Smiths songs.

The Millions interviewed Jami Attenberg about her new novel All Grown Up.

Nikki Lane visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Guernica interviewed Elif Batuman about her debut novel The Idiot.

Stream a new song by Mary Lattimore.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
Ball Four by Jim Bouton
Claudius the God by Robert Graves
Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut
I, Claudius by Robert Graves
L.A. Son by Roy Choi
The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis
Maurice by E.M. Forster
A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Breaks of the Game by David Halberstam
Bruce by Peter Ames Carlin
Sacred Hoops by Phil Jackson
White Line Fever by Lemmy
Woke Up Lonely by Fiona Maazel

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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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