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June 6, 2017

Shorties (Recommended Apocalyptic Fiction, The Best Albums of 2017 (So Far), and more) and VICE recommended apocalyptic fiction.

SPIN listed the best albums of 2017 so far.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Gabe Habash about his debut novel Stephen Florida.

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from the book.

Stream a new Luna Shadows song.

R.I.P., author Helen Dunmore.

Insider Monkey listed the best music documentaries on Netflix.

Stream a new song by Gambles.

Richard Ford discussed his memoir Between Them with the Guardian Books podcast.

Stream a new Gogol Bordello song.

The New York Times reviewed Arundhati Roy's new novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.

Mary Timony talked to WBUR about the Helium reunion.

The Associated Press profiled author Jill Eisenstadt.

Stream a new Jay Electronica song.

Guernica shared an excerpt from Yuri Herrera’s novel Kingdom Cons.

Pitchfork shared a guide to essential live Grateful Dead songs.

Signature examined film adaptations of the works of Daphne du Maurier.

Stream a new Smerz song.

Olivia Sudjic recommended short stories by women at Harper's Bazaar.

Stream a new song by Trouble.

Read an excerpt from Victor LaValle's new novel The Changeling.

Stream a new Waxahatchee song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Amy Benson.

Bob Dylan's Nobel prize lecture.

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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