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August 23, 2017

Shorties (An Excerpt from Paul Lynch's New Novel, An Interview with Esperanza Spalding, and more)

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from one of the year's finest novels, Paul Lynch's Grace.


Salon interviewed singer-songwriter Esperanza Spalding.


Phil Marcade talked to Vol. 1 Brooklyn about his memoir Punk Avenue: Inside the New York City Underground 1972-1982.


INTO interviewed author Samantha Irby.


Stream a new Mynabirds song.


Writers shared their impression of the Charlottesville events at PEN America.


Paste interviewed musician Andy Shauf.


Fanzine shared a conversation between authors Jac Jemc and Amber Sparks.

Tethered By Letters also interviewed Sparks.


Fastball covered Dolly Parton's "9 to 5."


Weekend Edition interviewed Karl Ove Knausgaard about his new book Autumn.


Stream a new Metz song.


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


Stream a new song by the Front Bottoms.


Publishers Weekly recommended contemporary Chinese fiction writers.


PopMatters interviewed Tori Amos about her new album


Signature recommended the best thrillers of the past 100 years.


Stream a new Weaves song.


Literary Hub interviewed author Nadeem Aslam.


The Huntsville Times profiled members of Jason Isbell's 400 Unit band.


Divedapper interviewed poet Morgan Parker.


Stream a new Anna of the North song.


Wired shared new short fiction by Joshua Cohen.


Tone Deaf profiled Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina.


Literary Hub shared fiction and nonfiction books for every state.


Mourn covered the Replacements' "Color Me Impressed.


Signature recommended must-read Sherlock Holmes stories.


Stream a new song by Tennis.


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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