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June 13, 2017

Shorties (Sherman Alexie on His New Memoir, Stream Perfume Genius's Tiny Desk Concert, and more)

VICE shared an excerpt from Sherman Alexie's memoir You Don't Have to Say You Love Me.

Alexie talked to the New York Times about the book.

Perfume Genius played a Tiny Desk Concert.

The Rumpus interviewed author Gary Lutz.

Stream a posthumous Alan Vega single.

The Guardian profiled cartoonist Jillian Tamaki.

Salon interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

The New Yorker profiled author Barbara Browning.

Stream a new Wolf Alice song.

Literary Hub interviewed playwright Hang Ong.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter Kevin Morby.

The Los Angeles Review of Books examined the popularity of flash fiction.

Stream a new Lushloss song.

Literary Hub recommended books about the decline of western civilization.

Zadie Smith on the paintings of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from John Corbett's book, Vinyl Freak: Love Letters to a Dying Medium.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Victor LaValle's new novel The Changeling.

The Quietus interviewed members of the band alt-J.

Book Riot listed all the books featured in season 5 of Orange Is the New Black.

Stream Palm's Shadow Expert EP at Stereogum.

The Quietus interviewed cartoonist Steve Tillotson .

Stream Turtlenecked's Vulture album at Stereogum.

Signature recommended books to read after finishing the first season of The Handmaid's Tale.

Paste is streaming Sammy Brue's debut album I Am Nice.

Aspen Public Radio interviewed author Megan Abbott.

Stream a new Ex Eye (a Colin Stetson side project) song.

Cultured Vultures recommended 2017's best big books to come.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Alex Luciano of the band Diet Cig.

Emma Straub discussed her new bookstore with The Riveter.

Stream a new song by the Lone Bellow.

Hobart interviewed author Dan Chaon.

eBooks on sale for $0.99 today:

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

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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
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My Cross To Bear by Gregg Allman
Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming
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All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful: Three James Herriot Classics
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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
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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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