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March 3, 2017

Shorties (Ta-Nehisi Coates on Writing Comics, Lou Reed's Archives To Be Made Available to the Public, and more)

The New York Times interviewed Ta-Nehisi Coates about writing comics.

The New York Public Library will make Lou Reed's archives available to the public.

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

Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Vulture, GQ, VICE, and Men's Journal previewed March's best new books.

Broadly interviewed author Cara Hoffman.

Jason Lytle talked to Paste about the Grandaddy reunion.

Mohsin Hamid recommended works of transnational literature at Five Weeks.

BrooklynVegan listed essential psychedelic soul songs.

The New York Times recommended recently published fiction by Argentinian writers.

Stream a new Bardo Pond song.

Ross Raisin talked to the Guardian about his novel A Natural.

Stream a new Sondre Lerche song.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Frederick Luis Aldama.

Stream a new Juliana Hatfield song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Maggie Shipstead.

The Cleveland Scene profiled Dinosaur Jr.

The Guardian profiled author Jessa Crispin.

The Austin American-Statesman shared a playlist of 181 songs about Texas.

Bookforum interviewed Kelly Luce about her novel Pull Me Under.

WGN Radio interviewed singer-songwriter Craig Finn.

PopMatters and the OTHERPPL podcast interviewed Min Jin Lee about her novel Pachinko.

Stream a new song by Beach Fossils.

Bookworm interviewed author Alvaro Enrigue.

Vol.1 Brooklyn interviewed author Donald Quist.

Drowned in Sound reconsidered Elliott Smith's Either/Or album.

Author Mary Miller shared her daily routine at Catching Days.

Pitchfork interviewed Snail Mail's Lindsey Jordan.

Steph Post interviewed author Berit Ellingsen about her short story collection Vessel and Solsvart.

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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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