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July 25, 2017

Shorties (An Interview with Rachel Khong, The Legacy of Lilith Fair, and more)

Hazlitt interviewed author Rachel Khong.

Rolling Stone examined the legacy of Lilith Fair.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Jesús Carrasco’s novel Out in the Open.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Andrew Becker of the music project Human Potential.

All Songs Considered previewed the 2017 Newport Folk Festival.

Signature interviewed author Kevin Kelly about the future of technology.

Stream a new song by Baby!.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Janet Capron.

Bandcamp recommended Southeast Asian psych-funk.

The Paris Review interviewed translator Megan McDowell.

Stream a new Alvvays track.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Jill Eisenstadt.

Acoustic Guitar interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Work in Progress features a new essay by Samantha Hunt.

Stream a new Pere Ubu song.

Literary Hub interviewed author Sarah Hall.

Baeble listed awesome fictional music artists from film and television.

Publishers Weekly profiled author Chiara Barzini.

Stream a new Deerhoof song.

NYCTaper shared a recent Brooklyn performance by Waxahatchee.

The Barnes and Noble Review interviewed author Christopher Bollen.

James Elkington shared three Kinks covers at Aquarium Drunkard.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Ninni Holmqvist's novel The Unit.

Stream a Beth Ditto acoustic performance at The Current.

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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