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April 3, 2017

Shorties (An Excerpt from Ane Lamott's New Book, Stream the New Pornographers' New Album, and more)

Salon shared an excerpt from Anne Lamott's new books Hallelujah Anyway.

NPR Music is streaming the New Pornographers' new album Whiteout Conditions.

eBooks on sale for $1.50 today:

After Disasters by Viet Dinh
The Architecture of the Arkansas Ozarks by Donald Harington
We're All Damaged by Matthew Norman

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton
Georgia O'Keefe: A Life by Roxana Robinson
Henry and June by Anais Nin
I'm Just a Person by Tig Notaro

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Familiar by J. Robert Lennon
Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
On Immunity by Eula Biss
Pieces for the Left Hand by J. Robert Lennon

Consequence of Sound is streaming Guided By Voices' new album August by Cake.

The Cut interviewed author Maggie Nelson.

Mixmag previewed April's best new albums.

Entropy interviewed author William Walsh.

Baeble Music listed Bob Dylan's best songs.

Literary Hub recommended poetry collections published this month.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Darin Gray and Glenn Kotche about their band On Fillmore.

The New York Times recommended new baseball books.

The Quietus interviewed Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie.

Lesley Nneka Arimah discussed her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky with Weekend Edition.

Stream a new Minus the Bear song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Sequoia Nagamatsu.

Stream a new Strand of Oaks song.

Lauren Grodstein talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel Our Short History.

Singer-songwriter Craig Finn talked about being on the road with Clash.

The Daily Beast also interviewed Finn.

Paste interviewed Hannah Tinti about her novel The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley.

The A.V. Club previewed April's best new music.

Author Philipp Meyer talked books and reading with the New York Times.

A documentary about punk icon Poly Styrene is being crowdfunded.

0s & 1s Reads interviewed author Sigrid Nunez.

Paste profiled the Old 97's.

Slate interviewed Elif Batuman about her debut novel The Idiot.

Stream a new Mountain Goats song.

The Barnes & Noble Review interviewed author Melissa Febos.

Paste listed the best Modern Mouse songs.

Signature, Literary Hub, Men's Journal, Elle, and BuzzFeed previewed April's best new books.

Drowned in Sound profiled indie label K Records.

Sonya Chung discussed her novel The Loved Ones with Entropy.

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

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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