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May 16, 2017

Shorties (Jeffrey Tambor on His New Memoir, Stream the New Mountain Goats Album, and more)

Jeffrey Tambor talked to Signature and Paste about his new memoir Are You Anybody?.

NPR Music is streaming the new Mountain Goats album Goths.

Miriam Suzanne talked to Vol. 1 Brooklyn about her novel Riding Sidesaddle*.

Stream a new song by The Pains of Being Pure of Heart.

The A.V. Club interviewed S.E. Hinton, author of The Outsiders.

Stream a new Broken Social Scene song.

Pamela Paul discussed the journal she keeps of books she's read at the Atlantic.

Paul also discussed bookselling at Literary Hub.

Ravi Coltrane discussed the music of his mother, Alice Coltrane, at All Songs Considered.

Lenny interviewed author Dorothy Allison.

Stream a new song by the Terminals.

Vulture features an excerpt from Lizzy Goodman's book Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011.

The Regrettes covered Sweet's "Fox on the Run."

BookPage interviewed author Rakesh Satyal.

Stream a new Courtney Barnett song.

Booklist listed the year's best crime novels.

Salon reconsidered the Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album on its 50th anniversary.

BookPage interviewed author Elizabeth Strout.

Stream a new Amber Arcades song.

Publishers Weekly interviewed Daniel Handler and his wife, Lisa Brown, about their new children's book.

Avril Lavigne is not dead.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Tessa Hadley's story collection Bad Dreams and Other Stories.

Stream a new Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark song.

The Believer interviewed author Ottessa Moshfegh.

Ought's Tim Darcy played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Literary Hub shared a Michael Chabon essay from the forthcoming anthology Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation.

Stream a new Friend Roulette song.

The New Yorker features new short fiction by Samantha Hunt.

VICE interviewed Debbie Harry.

The Grey Estates interviewed cello punk band Early Riser and premiered a new song.

The Rumpus interviewed Jessie Chaffee about her debut novel Florence in Ecstasy, and shared an excerpt from the book.

Stream a new Love Ssega song.

Vulture shared the history of William Gibson's unfilmed Aliens script.

Girlpool visited Paste's studio for a live performance and interview.

J. Robert Lennon talked to Minnesota Public Radio about his new novel Broken River.

Hunter S. Thompson's favorite albums of the 1960s.

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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