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July 26, 2017

Shorties (An Excerpt from Tom Perrotta's New Novel, Max Richter's Favorite Albums, and more)

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Tom Perrotta's new novel Mrs. Fletcher.


Max Richter discussed his favorite albums at The Quietus.


Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared an essay from the anthology Rust Belt Chicago.


Max Easton discussed his book Life Makes Me Nervous; I Like the Butthole Surfers with Noisey.


BOMB shared an excerpt from Gunnhild Øyehaug's short fiction collection Knots.


Stream a new Blue Hawaii song.


Electric Literature interviewed author Jenny D. Williams.


Drowned in Sound interviewed members of Ride about the band's reunion.


Jeremiah Moss discussed his book Vanishing New York with Longreads.


Stream a new From the Mouth of the Sun song.


Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Jac Jamc's new novel The Grip of It.


Paste listed the best albums made by teenagers.


Stephen Burt examined the changing form of memoirs at the New Yorker.


Stream a new Julie Doiron song.


The New Republic examined the Trump presidency's effect on book sales.


Spoon frontman Britt Daniel discussed the influence on Prince on his music at the Washington Post.


Signature recommended books about the 1967 Detroit riots.


Stream a new Mister Heavenly song.


Brit Bennett discussed books that impacted her life and writing at Signature.


Feist visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.


The Cut shared an excerpt from Carolyn Murnick's memoir The Hot One.


Stream a new Jessica Lea Mayfield song.


The New Republic profiled author Viet Thanh Nguyen.


Stereogum interviewed Ariel Pink.


eBooks on sale for $1.13 today:

After Henry by Joan Didion

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Birthday of the World by Ursula K. Le Guin
Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut
Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Cloudsplitter by Russell Banks
The Coral Sea by Patti Smith
Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
Girl in the Woods by Aspen Matis
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt Vonnegut
Journey to the End of the Night by Celine
Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges
The Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt
Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
Peony by Pearl S. Buck
Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby, Jr.
The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald
Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter
This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut
The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman Alexie
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons by Kurt Vonnegut
Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut
Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal
The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley
A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler
John Crow's Devil by Marlon James
Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

Every Kind of Wanting by Gina Frangello
How the World Works by Noam Chomsky
The Hunters by James Salter
Sam Shepard: A Life by John Winters



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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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