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July 7, 2017

Shorties (Ann Beattie Interviewed, Radiohead's OK Computer Reconsidered, and more)

Ann Beattie talked to All Things Considered about her new short fiction collection The Accomplished Guest.


Drowned in Sound reconsidered Radiohead's OK Computer album 20 years after its release.


eBooks on sale for $1.13 today:

After Henry by Joan Didion

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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

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The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

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Every Kind of Wanting by Gina Frangello
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Nico Muhly discussed his new album Planetarium (a collaboration with Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, and James McAlister) with Space.com.


The New York Times analyzed the writing of Jane Austen.


SPIN profiled the band Broken Social Scene.


The Paris Review profiled poet CAConrad.


Stream a new Rainer Maria song.


The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Rebecca Entel.


NPR Music is streaming Shabazz Palaces' new album Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines.


The Quietus shared an excerpt from Isabel Waidner's novel Gaudy Bauble.


Stream a new song by Looming.


Tigers Jaw visited Paste for a live performance and interview.


Fresh Air interviewed author Haroon Moghul.


Paste previewed July's best new music.


The Guardian profiled author Colson Whitehead.


Stream a new Lambchop song.


BuzzFeed shared new short fiction by Zakaria Tamer.


Big Thief visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.


The Bookends Review interviewed poet Joanna C. Valente.


Stream a new Ted Leo song.


VICE profiled author Osama Alomar.


Stream Radiohead's 2017 Coachella set.


Peter Kimani discussed his novel Dance of the Jakaranda with Vol. 1 Brooklyn.



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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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