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June 29, 2017

Shorties (When Haruki Murakami Met Raymond Carver, The Best Albums of 2017 So Far, and more)

The Seattle Times examined the time Haruki Murakami met Raymond Carver.

NPR Music, Vulture, and The A.V. Club listed the best albums of 2017 (so far).

Buzzfeed shared an excerpt form Zinzi Clemmons' novel What We Lose.

Stream a new She Keeps Bees song.

Vulture listed the best comics of 2017 (so far).

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Jane Weaver.

The Rumpus interviewed poet Jennifer S. Chang.

The Oxford American shared a new song and essay by guitarist William Tyler.

Ms. recommended poetry and prose collections feminists should read this summer.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Jillette Johnson.

0s & 1s interviewed author Paul La Farge.

Stream a new song by the National.

Diksha Basu discussed his new novel The Windfall with Weekend Edition.

Stream a new Deerhoof song.

Emma Straub talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Paste listed the best Wilco songs, and SPIN listed the best songs written by frontman Jeff Tweedy.

Newsday and Vulture listed the best books of 2017 (so far).

The Omaha World-Herald and Baltimore City Paper interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

HuffPost interviewed author Phillip Lopate.

PopMatters reconsidered the Cure's Pornography album.

Alain Mabancko discussed his favorite books at The Week.

Stream a new CYMBALS track.

Financial Times recommended summer reading.

Kevin Morby visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Vox interviewed author and New York Times books editor Pamela Paul.

Stream a new Mogwai song.

Joyce Carol Oates talked to Salon about her new short fiction collection.

Stream Washed Out's new visual album Mister Mellow.

Bookworm interviewed author Zachary Mason.

NPR Music is streaming Tristen's new album Sneaker Waves.

Literary Hub interviewed poet Charles Simic.

NPR Music is streaming Sarah Jaffe's new album Bad Baby.

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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