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May 24, 2017

Shorties (A Guide to Literary References in Twin Peaks, A Mix of New West African Music, and more)

Literary Hub shared a guide to literary references in Twin Peaks.

Aquarium Drunkard shared a mix of new West African music.

Entropy interviewed author Alexis M. Smith.

Stream a new song by Katie Ellen.

Jessie Chaffee discussed her debut novel Florence in Ecstasy with Electric Literature.

Drew Holcomb visited Paste for an interview and live performance.

Paste listed the best comics artists of the year (so far).

Stream a new song by the Darcys.

The New York Times previewed Amazon's first New York City bookstore.

PopMatters interviewed Lizzy Goodman about her book Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011.

Pamela Paul discussed her book My Life with Bob with Fresh Air.

Stream a new song by the Holy Circle.

The Shelter Island Reporter interviewed cartoonist Jules Feiffer.

John Darnielle talked to the Dallas Times about the new Mountain Goats album Goths.

Signature recommended books to read for fans of the television series The Americans.

Stream a new Ani DiFranco song.

Tin House shared an excerpt from Chavisa Woods' short story collection Things to Do When You're Goth in the Country.

Stream a new TOPS song.

Book Riot recommended books for travel.

Rolling Blackouts visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Amelia Gray talked to the Chicago Review of Books about her new novel Isadora.

Stream a new Amy O song.

Electric Literature recommended books for country goths.

Stereogum interviewed the man behind Forest Swords.

Book Riot recommended upcoming short fiction collections.

Stream a new Crumb song.

Signature recommended contemporary novels to understand Ireland.

Stream a previously unreleased Caribou song.

The Millions interviewed Courtney Maum about her new novel Touch.

The duo Coldcut (who also founded Ninja Tune Records) discussed the albums that have influenced their music at The Quietus.

Brian McGreevy talked to Vol. 1 Brooklyn about his novel The Lights.

eBooks on sale for $1.50 today:

My Mother Was Nuts by Penny Marshall

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi Durrow
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
Life at the Dakota: New York's Most Unusual Address by Stephen Birmingham
Orient by Christopher Bollen
The Private Life of Mrs Sharma by Ratika Kapur
Robert Plant: A Life by Paul Rees
The Son by Philipp Meyer
The Universal Baseball Association Inc. by Robert Coover
The Virginity of Famous Men by Christine Sneed
Wicked by Gregory Maguire

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro
Erasure by Percival Everett
The Gueniveres by Sarah Domet
Notes from No Man's Land by Eula Biss

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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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