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March 17, 2017

Shorties (Ann Goldstein on Translating Ferrante, Kyle MacLachlan's Twin Peaks Playlist, and more)

Hazlitt interviewed Ann Goldstein about translating the work of Elena Ferrante.

Kyle MacLachlan shared a music playlist for the Twin Peaks revival.

The winners of this year's National Book Critics Circle Awards have been announced.

Pitchfork interviewed Father John Misty's J Tillman.

Granta interviewed Sana Krasikov about her new novel The Patriots.

Baeble listed the best Spoon songs.

The Rumpus interviewed author Bonnie Jo Campbell.

Aquarium Drunkard shared a 2003 Jason Molina in-studio performance.

Literary Hub recommended Irish writers you probably haven't read.

Stream a new song by Alison Moyet.

Signature recommended books about the Israel-Palestine conflict.

NYCTaper shared a recent performance by A Place To Bury Strangers.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Hilton Als.

Stream a new Nothing song.

amNewYork interviewed Jami Attenberg about her new novel All Grown Up.

Stream a new Feist song.

The Irish Times recommended books to read to understand Ireland.

Time Out New York interviewed the Hold Steady's Craig Finn.

Fresh Air interviewed Elif Batuman about her debut novel The Idiot.

Stream a new Weezer song.

BuzzFeed previewed spring's must-read books.

Angel Olsen covered the classic song "Who's Sorry Now."

PEN interviewed author Lidia Yuknavitch.

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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