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June 9, 2017

Shorties (Books Destined To Become Classics, Overlooked '90s Songs, and more)

Barnes and Noble listed books that are destined to become classics.

Double J listed overlooked songs of the '90s.

VICE shared an excerpt from Scott McClanahan's novel The Sarah Book.

Stream a new Iron & Wine song.

The New Yorker profiled author Can Xue.

Fanzine interviewed singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler about art.

Signature shared a reader's guide to the works of Margaret Atwood.

Stream a new Oneohtrix Point Never song.

Delia Cabe discussed her book Storied Bars of New York with CarolineLeavittville.

Punk magazine Razorcake is holding a subscription drive.

VICE interviewed Roxane Gay about her memoir Hunger.

Stereogum interviewed Sean Yeaton of Parquet Courts.

The Guardian profiled author Naomi Alderman.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Faye Webster.

VICE recommended apocalyptic fiction.

Stream a new Cheap Fantasy song.

The Los Angeles Review of Books podcast interviewed author Jess Arndt.

NYCTaper shared a recording of a recent Ween performance.

The Washington Post and Signature recommended gift books for dads.

Stream a new Sia song.

Gothamist shared a short history of New York City's Strand Bookstore.

Joan Shelley visited Radio Heartland for an interview and live performance.

Paste shared an excerpt from Catherynne M. Valente's book The Refrigerator Monologues.

Stream a new song by Hater.

Justin Taylor remembered Denis Johnson at n+1.

eBooks on sale for $0.99 today:

A Father's Law by Richard Wright
The Interrogative Mood by Padgett Powell

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Across the Bridge by Mavis Gallant
Blind Ambition by John W. Dean
Disappearance at Devil's Rock by Paul Tremblay
The Drowning Season by Alice Hoffman
Finks by Joel Whitney
Gone to Soldiers by Marge Piercy
The Hippest Trip in America by Nelson George
History by Elsa Morante
Insurrections of the Mind by Franklin Foer
The Humans by Matt Haig
Living Like a Runaway by Lita Ford
The Los Angeles Diaries by James Brown
The Memory Place by Mira Bartok
Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto
My Cross To Bear by Gregg Allman
Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming
An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin
Pavilion of Women by Pearl Buck
Post Office by Charles Bukowski
She Got Up Off the Couch by Haven Kimmel
A Widow's Story by Joyce Carole Oates

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful: Three James Herriot Classics
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
Back to Blood by Thomas Wolfe
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Frog Music by Emma Donohue
The Group, The Company She Keeps, and Birds of America: Three Novels in One Collection by Mary McCarthy
Jackie Under My Skin by Wane Koestenbaum
Land's End by Michael Cunningham

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

And the Band Played on by Randy Shilts
Black Deutschland by Darryl Pinckney
Dry by Augusten Burroughs
A Home at the End of the World by Michael Cunningham

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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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