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July 18, 2017

Shorties (Gordon Lish Profiled, A New Replacements Live Album, and more)

Publishers Weekly profiled author Gordon Lish.

The Replacements are releasing a live album, For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986.

Stream a new Lee Ranaldo song that features Sharon Van Etten.

BookPage interviewed Rachel Khong about her debut novel Goodbye, Vitamin.

Julien Baker has announced new tour dates.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Erika T. Wurth.

Stream a new Jay Som song.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Adam O’Riordan’s short fiction collection, The Burning Ground.

Conor Oberst, Hop Along singer Frances Quinlan, and Big Thief singer Adrianne Lenker discussed their favorite Saddle Creek albums at BrooklynVegan.

TIME interviewed author Naoki Higashida.

The Belfast Telegraph profiled author Nick Laird.

Stream a new Washer song.

HuffPost interviewed author Richard Lange.

PopMatters interviewed Animal Collective’s Avey Tare.

Salon interviewed poet Nikki Giovanni.

David Weigel discussed his book The Show That Never Ends: The Rise And Fall Of Prog Rock with Morning Edition.

The Irish Times recommended summer reading for runners.

Minus the Bear covered Fugazi's "Waiting Room."

Vox interviewed author Courtney Maum.

Max Richter broke down his album Behind the Counter track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

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
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Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
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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
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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
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Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal
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Every Kind of Wanting by Gina Frangello
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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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