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March 27, 2017

Shorties (An Interview with Joan Didion, The Best Music Documentaries on Netflix, and more)

Belletrist interviewed author Joan Didion.

Paste recommended the best music documentaries streaming on Netflix.

BOMB features a conversation between authors Belle Boggs and Mike Scalise.

Vogue previewed spring's must-read books.

Work in Progress shared a conversation between authors Teju Cole and Ishion Hutchinson.

Patti Smith has purchased the reconstructed childhood home of Rimbaud.

Electric Literature interviewed poet Morgan Parker.

Stream a new Land of Talk song.

VICE features new short fiction by Ottessa Moshfegh.

Stream a new track by the New Pornographers.

The Guardian profiled author Jami Attenberg.

Receive Passion Pit's new album for free when you support science.

Bookworm interviewed author George Saunders.

Stream a previously unreleased Mountain Man song.

The Guardian interviewed cartoonist Daniel Clowes.

Stream a new Marissa Nadler song.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recommended the year's best new baseball books.

Uproxx interviewed singer-songwriter Craig Finn.

Emma Donoghue discussed her new children's book The Lotterys Plus One with Morning Edition.

PopMatters is counting down the best classic progressive rock songs.

RadioTimes recommended the best books by and about the Bronte sisters.

The A.V. Club is streaming Twin Cisterns' new EP Cloudspiller.

Cultured Vultures previewed April's best new books.

NPR Music is streaming several tracks from Bob Dylan's new album Triplicate.

Plus55 recommended must-read works of Brazilian literature.

Strand of Oaks visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Fortune previewed spring's best nonfiction books.

Stream a new Perfume Genius song.

Cosmonauts Avenue interviewed author Juliet Escoria.

NPR Music is streaming Aimee Mann's new album Mental Illness.

Literary Hub interviewed author Geoff Dyer.

Stream a new Tiny Vipers song.

The Brooklyn Quarterly interviewed Lauren Elkin about her book Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Michael Stipe.

Full Stop interviewed poet Sasha Fletcher.

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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