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June 19, 2017

Shorties (Summer Reading Recommendations, The Continued Relevance of Radiohead's OK Computer Album, and more)

ELLE, the Village Voice, Iowa Public Radio, and the Irish Times recommended summer reading.


Salon examined the continued relevance of Radiohead's OK Computer album.


Emma Straub discussed books and food with Grub Street.


Rolling Stone, Paste and CBS This Morning profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.


Beth Ditto discussed her new album Fake Sugar with Weekend Edition.


The Independent listed the best recently published short story collections.


PopMatters profiled the band The Drums.


Emma Cline discussed her favorite books set in California at The Week.


Paste profiled singer-songwriter Steve Earle.


NYLON talked comics with Margaret Atwood.


Salon interviewed Buffalo Tom's Bill Janovitz.


Electric Literature interviewed author Juliet Escoria.


Tiger Jaw played a Tiny Desk Concert.


The Rumpus interviewed author Tony Tulathimutte.


Noisey interviewed singer-songwriter Marika Hackman.


Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Eugene Lim's novel Dear Cyborgs.


BrooklynVegan listed the 50 best psychedelic rock albums of 1967.


BOMB features new short fiction by Sara Novic.


The Record and CLRVYNT interviewed the band Algiers.


Book Riot recommended literary graphic novel adaptations.


Stream a new song by Mark Kozelek and Sean Yeaton.


The New Yorker interviewed Andrew Sean Greer about his story in this week's issue.


Paste listed Jonny Greenwood's best film scores.


Literary Hub features an excerpt from Yuri Herrera’s novel Kingdom Cons.


Steam Mutual Benefit's Vashti Bunyan cover.


Writers remembered Denis Johnson at Longreads.


Noisey is streaming the new Lost Balloons album.


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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