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March 7, 2017

Shorties (Jennifer Egan's New Novel, Stream New Magnetic Fields Songs, and more)

Jennifer Egan's new novel Manhattan Beach will be published on October 3rd.

Stream the first 10 songs from Magnetic Fields' new album 50 Song Memoir.

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

The A.V. Club profiled James Mercer of the Shins.

KIrkus Reviews interviewed Mohsin Hamid about his new novel Exit West.

Stream a new Julia Lucille song.

Publishers Weekly profiled author Dan Chaon.

Hype Machine is streaming the new Hater album You Tried.

Literary Hub shard an excerpt from Annie Hartnett's debut novel Rabbit Cake.

Stream a new Girlpool song.

Omnivoracious recommended spring's best new science fiction and fantasy books.

Stereogum reconsidered the Arcade Fire's Neon Bible album on its 10th anniversary.

George Saunders talked to The A.V. Club about the audiobook of his debut novel Lincoln in the Bardo.

Stream a new Coathangers song.

Author Cara Hoffman on Giorgio de Chirico’s painting Mystery and Melancholy of a Street.

Stream a new Mikal Cronin song (that also features Kim Gordon).

Entropy recommended books about UFOs.

Stream a new Mark Lanegan song.

The Lifted Brow features a new poem by Eileen Myles.

Ryan Adams talked to Rolling Stone about his new album Prisoner.

Literary Hub features three new Layli Long Soldier poems.

Stereogum interviewed singer-songwriter Aimee Mann.

Literary Hub gathered praise for Paula Fox, who passed away recently.

Jain visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Signature and Literary Hub interviewed Jami Attenberg about her new novel All Grown Up.

American Songwriter is streaming Pieta Brown's new album Postcards.

Tin House interviewed author Claire Fuller.

All Songs Considered streamed February' best dance tracks.

WGN Radio interviewed singer-songwriter/author John Darnielle.

The Guardian profiled Prefab Sprout and shared a new track by the band.

BuzzFeed previewed March's best new books.

Jay Farrar talked to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger about the new Son Volt album Notes of Blue.

Forbes profiled comics legend Will Eisner on his centenary.

Neil Gaiman remembered Eisner at the Guardian.

Stream a new song by Joan Shelley.

Lenny interviewed author Michelle Tea.

Paste listed the best covers of Tom Waits songs.

Catapult interviewed author Shelly Oria.

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Fusion features new fiction by Ben Loory.

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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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