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May 12, 2017

Shorties (Chris Kraus Profiled, Owen Pallett Reviewed the New Perfume Genius Album, and more)

Hazlitt profiled Chris Kraus and the screenwriter behind the adaptation of her novel I Love Dick.

The New York Times also profiled Kraus.

Owen Pallett reviewed Perfume Genius's new album No Shape at The Talkhouse.

Mike rides his piano bench like a white horse into a hostile town, with his middle finger raised in defiance. At its heart, Perfume Genius has always been an exercise in not giving a shit about your gaze or your judgements.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Scaachi Koul about her essay collection One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter.

Paste profiled Amanda Palmer.

A selection of Agatha Christie ebooks are on sale today for $1.99.

Westword profiled Son Volt's Jay Farrar.

Edan Lepucki talked to Paste about her novel Woman No. 17.

Wilco covered Nick Lowe's "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love and Understanding."

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Cornelia Nixon's novel The Use of Fame.

Stream a new Slowdive bonus track.

The Believer interviewed Barbara Browning about her novel The Gift.

The Record explored the MP3's past and future.

The Rumpus interviewed author Lauren Grodstein.

Members of Tangerines broke down their new album Into the Flophouse track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

Rue Morgue interviewed author John Langan.

The National profiled singer-songwriter and author John Darnielle.

Janet Sarbanes talked to the Los Angeles Review of Books podcast about her short story collection The Protester Has Been Released.

HuffPost recommended new short stories you can read online.

David Byrne was interviewed by the Reddit community.

Electric Literature recommended books where deities and men both roam the earth.

Stream a new Tigers Jaw song.

Author Gayle Brandeis talked books with Entropy.

Stream a new song by Bernice.

The Boston Review interviewed author Samuel R. Delany.

Stream a new song by Gold Dime.

Taste's fiction issue contains new stories by Ben Loory, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and others.

Mike Hadreas of Perfume Genius broke down his song "Slip Away" at the Song Exploder podcast.

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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