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June 20, 2017

Shorties (Roxane Gay on Her New Memoir, Super Furry Animals Covered the Smiths, and more)

Roxane Gay discussed her memoir Hunger with Fresh Air and Rolling Stone.

Super Furry Animals covered the Smiths "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side."

Amelia Gray discussed her novel Isadora with the Barnes & Noble Review.

Yusuf (Cat Stevens) played a Tiny Desk Concert.

The Believer interviewed author Donald Breckenridge.

Stream a new Lissie song.

The Brookings Institute recommended summer reading.

The Village Voice profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

The Millions interviewed authors Julie Buntin and Gabe Habash.

Stream a new song by Comedienne.

Sherman Alexie discussed his new memoir You Don't Have to Say You Love Me with Morning Edition.

Baeble share a beginner's guide to the music of Radiohead.

Paste recommended nonfiction reading for the beach.

Stream a new Sudan Archives song.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Jessie Chaffee's debut novel Florence in Ecstasy.

Greg Ashley shared three cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.

VICE shared an excerpt from Teju Cole's new book Blind Spot.

Stream a new Tobacco song.

Literary Hub interviewed author Paul Beatty.

Stream a new song by the Yawpers.

Aspen Public Radio interviewed author Dani Shapiro.

Stream a new Fischerspooner track.

Lenny interviewed author Zandria F. Robinson.

Dave Weigel talked to the New Republic about his new book The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock.

Hobart interviewed author Wendy C. Ortiz.

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The Hippest Trip in America by Nelson George
History by Elsa Morante
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Living Like a Runaway by Lita Ford
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My Cross To Bear by Gregg Allman
Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming
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The Group, The Company She Keeps, and Birds of America: Three Novels in One Collection by Mary McCarthy
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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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