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June 2, 2017

Shorties (Why Rebecca Solnit Has Become Essential Feminist Reading, A New Rainer Maria Song, and more)

The New Republic examined why Rebecca Solnit has become essential feminist reading.

Stream a new Rainer Maria song.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn previewed June's best new books.

Aquarium Drunkard shared a mixtape of Peruvian music.

Tin House features new short fiction by Rachel Khong.

BrooklynVegan interviewed singer-songwriter Laura Stevenson.

The Renaissance Society features a new essay by Kate Zambreno

Stereogum interviewed Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Edan Lepucki's novel Woman No. 17.

Rolling Stone shared a video on the making of Radiohead's OK Computer album.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Kristen Radtke.

Stream a new nots song.

Sherman Alexie has a new story in the New Yorker.

Tei Shi played a Stereogum session.

David Sedaris talked to the Guardian about his new book, Theft By Finding.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Stream a new song by the War on Drugs.

An unpublished Edith Wharton play has been uncovered.

Stereogum shared a guide to the music of Mary Timony.

Author Kurt Baumeister interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt of his novel Pax Americana.

Stream a new song by She Keeps Bees.

Book Riot previewed June's new graphic novels.

Baeble interviewed Strand of Oaks' Tim Showalter.

The Philadelphia Inquirer interviewed author Yaa Gyaasi.

Stream a new song by Jason Isbell.

British feminists recommended books for bleak times at 50.50.

Noisey reconsidered Geraldine Fibbers' 1968 debut album, Lost Somewhere Between The Earth And My Home.

Garrard Conley discussed his memoir Boy Erased with Mashable.

Stream a new Arcade Fire song.

Elena Lappin shared memoir writing advice at Literary Hub.

Shitkid broke down her album Fish track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

VICE recommended June's best books, comics, and music.

Stream a previously unreleased Radiohead track.

Roar interviewed Olivia Taylor Smith, executive editor of Unnamed Press.

The Quietus and Paste listed May's best albums.

Pacific Standard interviewed Tommy Pico about his poetry book Nature Poem.

Stream a new Trevor Sensor song.

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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