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April 19, 2017

Shorties (The 2017 Best Translated Book Award Finalists, New Music from Waxahatchee, and more)

The 2017 Best Translated Book Award finalists have been announced.

Stream a new Waxahatchee song.

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 Art School Jocks.

Publishers Weekly profiled author Kristen Radtke.

Stream a new Juana Molina song.

The Daily Beast features an excerpt from Lesley Nneka Arimah's new collection What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky.

Stream a new Terry Allen song.

Tobias Carroll shared some writing tips at The Porch.

Stream a new Terror Pigeon song.

Entertainment Weekly shared an excerpt from Chloe Benjamin’s novel The Immortalists.

Father John Misty covered the Velvet Underground's "Who LOves the Sun."

Electric Literature interviewed author Kristen Radtke.

NPR Music is streaming Close Talker's new album Lens.

Literary Hub shared a conversation between authors Robin Wasserman and Charles Bock.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Dave Davies of the Kinks.

The Rumpus poetry book club interviewed Adrian Matejka.

Stream a new Justin Townes Earle song.

Elizabeth Warren talked to All Things Considered about her book This Fight Is Our Fight.

BrooklynVegan interviewed the music supervisor for the television series Fargo.

The CBC interviewed author Durga Chew-Bose.

Stream a new James Elkington song.

The New York Times features new nonfiction by Jami Attenberg.

Classic songs reimagined as Stephen King book covers.

Historian David McCullough discussed his new book The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For with TIME.

Singer-songwriter Samantha Crain talked style with Paste.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune profiled author Lesley Nneka Arimah.

Stream a new Cende song.

The Tampa Bay Times profiled author Margaret Atwood.

Stream a previously unreleased Prince song.

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Lydia Yuknavitch's novel The Book of Joan.

CLRVYNT interviewed Hannah Lew of the band Cold Beat.

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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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