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August 18, 2017

Shorties (An Animal Farm Videogame, A Playlist of Anti-Fascist Metal Songs, and more)

A videogame adaptation of George Orwell's novel Animal Farm is forthcoming.

Stream a playlist of anti-fascist metal songs.

Longreads features new nonfiction by Lindsay Hunter.

Drowned in Sound reconsidered Fugazi's The Argument album.

On Life and Meaning interviewed author and musician Jeff Jackson.

SPIN shared its songs of the summer.

BOMB shared an excerpt from Jesse Ball's book Notes on My Dunce Cap.

Baeble interviewed Geographer's Mike Deni.

Irvine Welsh discussed his favorite albums at the Daily Express.

Simon Raymonde visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Jarret Middleton talked to The JDO Show about his new novel Darkansas.

Stream a new song by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.

Mimi Pond talked to KQED about her new graphic novel The Customer Is Always Wrong.

The San Francisco Chronicle reviewed the book.

Overcoats visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Ryan Gattis discussed his new novel Safe with Bookworm.

Stream a new Alvvays song.

Granta interviewed author Peter Stamm.

Rolling Stone interviewed singer-songwriter Steve Earle.

Omnivoracious interviewed author Kamila Shamsie.

Stream a new Game Theory song.

Lenny shared an excerpt from Chelsea Martin's essay collection Caca Dolce.

Coming soon: a graphic novel biography of Nick Cave.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt fro Chiara Barzini's novel Things That Happened Before the Earthquake.

eBooks on sale for $0.99 today:

Benazir Bhutto: Favored Daughter by Brooke Allen
J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist by Thomas Beller
The Lost Tribe of Coney Island by Claire Prentice
Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open by Phoebe Hoban
Men, Women & Children by Chad Kultgen

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt
The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
Girl Through Glass by Sari Wilson
The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer
Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Life Among Giants by Bill Roorbach
Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
The Small Backs of Children by Lidia Yuknavitch
A Small Revolution by Jimin Han
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison
You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
The Child in Time by Ian McEwan
The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Inferno by Eileen Myles
The Sunlit Room by Rebecca Dinerstein
Visible City by Tova Mirvis

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips
Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou
A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
Lightning People by Christopher Bollen
The River Why by David James Duncan
The Theoretical Foot by M. F. K. Fisher

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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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