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June 30, 2017

Shorties (Must-Read Canadian Books, A New St. Vincent Song, and more)

The Toronto Star listed must-read Canadian books.

Stream a new St. Vincent song.

Vol.1 Brooklyn interviewed Hannah Lew of the band Cold Beat.

Electric Literature interviewed author Jeff VanderMeer.

Paste listed the best of Montreal songs.

Stream a new Ben Sollee song.

The Guardian profiled author Matt Haig.

Flavorwire previewed July's best new albums.

The Christian Science Monitor recapped June's best books.

Stream a new Matthew Dear song.

WBUR recommended summer reading.

Nicole Atkins visited Paste for an interview and live performance.

The A.V. Club listed the best comics of 2017 (so far).

Stream a new Arcade Fire song.

The Nation features new poems by Tracy K. Smith.

The Ravi Coltrane Quartet played a Tiny Desk Concert.

The Rumpus interviewed author Siel Ju.

Stream a new Weezer song.

Rosecrans Baldwin recommends works of New England noir at Work in Progress.

Rolling Stone Australia listed the best albums of 2017 (so far).

The Rumpus interviewed author Erika Carter.

Stream a new Liars song.

BookPage interviewed author Julia Glass.

Daddy Issues played a Stereogum Session and World Cafe.

Colson Whitehead recommended books at Booklist.

Stream a new Toro Y Moi song.

Publishers Weekly recommended books that puzzle the reader.

Stereogum interviewed Animal Collective's Avey Tare.

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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