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April 12, 2017

Shorties (An Interview with Kaitlyn Greenidge, Sadie Dupuis on Writing Music and Poetry, and more)

Caroline Leavitt interviewed author Kaitlyn Greenidge.

Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz and S13 discussed writing music and poetry at the Creative Independent.

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

Stream a new song by Woods.

The Short Story Award interviewed author Kathleen Alcott.

Stream a new TOPS track.

Esquire UK recommended books for your summer holiday.

Rolling Stone is streaming previously unreleased outtakes from the newly remastered and expanded Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album.

Author Olivia Sudjic recommended books about love and obsession at Publishers Weekly.

Stream a new Tigers Jaw song.

Carl Newman discussed the New Pornographers' album Whiteout Conditions with Rolling Stone.

Help crowdfund a new Washington D.C. independent bookstore, Duende District, that will celebrate diversity.

"Duende District will be a bookstore that consciously embraces and builds interactive partnerships with D.C.’s minority communities, while also inviting everyone to enjoy an inviting, high-quality bookstore experience."

Stream a new Jen Cloher song.

The Guardian listed the best books about the Russian revolution.

Stream a new Saint Etienne song.

The Poetry Society of America interviewed poet Matthew Zapruder.

Stream a new Mac DeMarco song.

Literary Hub listed authors' debuts that were also their masterpieces.

Car Seat Headrest covered the Smiths' "That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” (The Smiths Cover)."

Stream a new Wavves song.

Eater examined the influence of Lucky Peach on food journalism.

VICE features new short fiction by Tim Parks.

The Guardian listed essential Miles Davis tracks.

The New York Times recommended three recently published food-oriented memoirs.

The Free Times profiled M.C. Taylor of the band Hiss Golden Messenger.

Book Riot has announced a new premium subscription plan.

The Drive By Truckers' Patterson Hood talked politics with OffBeat.

Bustle recommended presidential memoirs.

Paste interviewed singer-songwriter Tift Merritt.

Members of Sunn O))) discussed their new beer with The Record.

Jeff Guinn talked to Fresh Air about his book The Road to Jonestown.

Deap Vally visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Electric Literature recommended books about Cuba.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Hamilton Leithauser.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Wayne Koestenbaum.

Stream a new song by Death Cab for Cutie's Dave Depper.

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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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