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April 21, 2017

Shorties (New Nonfiction by Cormac McCarthy, Sad13 Covered Carole King, and more)

Nautilus published new Cormac McCarthy nonfiction.

Sad13 covered Carole King's "It's Too Late."

Stream a new Polica song.

Electric Literature hosted a conversation between authors Sarah Gerard and Lidia Yuknavitch.

Stream a new Katie Von Schleicher track.

Author David Grann discussed his favorite crime novels at Five Books.

Stream a new Mark Lanegan song.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Lance Olsen's novel Dreamlives of Debris.

Stream a new Steve Gunn song.

Author Elif Shafak talked Turkish politics with WorldPost.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed the band Kikagaku Moyo.

The Paris Review interviewed author Patty Yumi Cottrell.

All Things Considered explored the musical legacy of The Simpsons.

The Rumpus interviewed author Jon Raymond.

Stream a new Jonsi song.

Publishers Weekly previewed summer's best new books.

The Arizona Daily Sun profiled Jay Farrar of Son Volt.

Jessa Crispin recommended reading outside our "literary bubbles" at the Guardian.

Christian Today profiled singer-songwriter Craig Finn.

Comic Book Resources interviewed Kristen Radtke about her graphic novel Imagine Wanting Only This.

PopMatters reconsidered Prince's Sign o' the Times album 30 years after its release.

The Washington Post recommended April's best poetry books.

Stream three new Justin Townes Earle songs.

The 2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist has been announced.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy contributor Dorthe Nors.

Paste ranked Father John Misty songs.

Flavorwire interviewed Max Winter about his debut novel Exes.

Deceptive Cadence interviewed Lyanda Lynn Haupt about her book Mozart's Starling.

Read an excerpt from Peter Straub's new novella The Process (is a Process All Its Own).

The Washington Post examined prescription drugs' influence on modern music.

Literary Hub shared a conversation between authors Joseph Salvatore and Scott Cheshire.

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

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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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