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July 31, 2017

Shorties (New Short Fiction by Don DeLillo, An Interview with Slowdive's Neil Halstead, and more)

The New Yorker features new short fiction by Don DeLillo.

The Creative Independent interviewed Slowdive's Neil Halstead.

Weekend Edition interviewed Tom Perrotta about his new novel Mrs. Fletcher.

Paste listed the best Delta blues songs.

Literary Hub profiled poet Ocean Vuong.

Stream a new Havah song.

Megan Stielstra discussed her essay collection The Wrong Way to Save Your Life with Newcity Lit.

The New Yorker examined the musical legacy of Merle Haggard.

Midwestern Gothic interviewed author Lance Olsen.

Carl Broemel covered Beck's "The Golden Age."

Literary Hub listed the most anthologized essays of the past 25 years.

Salon interviewed Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli.

The Guardian examined the real buildings that inspired fictional houses.

Stream a new Ty Segall song.

Literary Hub interviewed author Christopher Bollen.

Rolling Stone interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

The New Yorker profiled author Rachel Cusk.

A new Cat Power album is coming.

VICE interviewed author Eve Babitz.

The Quietus recapped July's best new music.

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
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The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

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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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