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May 19, 2017

Shorties (Eimear McBride on Sex in Literature and Art, Robert Pollard's New Book of Album Covers, and more)

Eimear McBride on sex in literature and art at the Guardian.

Robert Pollard has released a book, 100, containing album art from each of his 100 albums.

Tom McCallister pondered the future of print literary journals at The Millions.

BuzzFeed and Salon interviewed Mary Timony about the Helium reunion.

Baseball player David Ortiz discussed his new memoir Papi with Morning Edition.

Stream a new Phoenix track.

Catapult features new nonfiction by Porochista Khakpour.

The Record, PopMatters, and The A.V. Club remembered Chris Cornell.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution listed the best new southern books for the summer of 2017.

Stream a new Jason Isbell song.

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich listed the best true crime books at Publishers Weekly.

Pitchfork interviewed Sufjan Stevens.

Financial Times interviewed author Elizabeth Strout.

Stream a new Nicole Atkins song.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed B.G. Firmani about her debut novel Time's a Thief.

John Darnielle discussed the new Mountain Goats album Goths with the New York Observer and Aquarium Drunkard.

The Rumpus interviewed author Susan DeFreitas.

The Alabama Shakes covered the classic blues song "Killer Diller."

Courtney Maum talked to The Millions about her new novel Touch.

Composer Angelo Badalamenti discussed scoring Twin Peaks with All Things Considered.

The finalists for Restles Books' 2017 Immigrant Writing Prize have been announced.

Stream a new Danger Mouse song that features Run the Jewels and Big Boi.

Authors spoke with Literary Hub about writing first-person LGBTQ narratives.

American Songwriter shared an excerpt from Rick Massimo's book I Got A Song: A History Of The Newport Folk Festival.

The Emerging Writers Network interviewed author Robert Lopez.

Literary Hub shared photographs from the book Spirit of '76: London Punk Eyewitness.

The Santa Fe New Mexican profiled Stalking Horse Press.

Stereogum listed the best Soundgarden songs.

Paste interviewed James Sturm about this graphic novel The Golem’s Mighty Swing.

Stream a new Queen Hilma song.

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
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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
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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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