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August 3, 2017

Shorties (An Interview with Jenny Zhang, Steve Albini on Shellac, and more)

Literary Hub interviewed author Jenny Zhang.

Steve Albini discussed Shellac recordings with The Quietus.

BOMB interviewed author David Burr Gerrard.

Pitchfork reconsidered the Silver Jews' 1998 album American Water.

Alexander Chee has been awarded the Paul Engle Prize.

Stream a new METZ song.

Barnes and Noble shared an excerpt from Jac Jemc's novel The Grip of It.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Avey Tare of Animal Collective.

Fanzine interviewed author Lindsay Hunter.

Stream a new Linda Perhacs song.

BuzzFeed features new short fiction by Alexandra Kleeman.

PopMatters profiled Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli.

Paste interviewed cartoonist Nicole Georges.

Stream a new Faith Healer song.

GQ previewed August's best new books.

TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe talked to Vulture about his acting career.

CBC News paired books and beers for your summer enjoyment.

Stream a new song by The Weather Station.

The Christian Science Monitor profiled Haruki Murakami's Polish translator.

Stream a new Alex Cameron song (a duet with Angel Olsen).

Hazlitt features new nonfiction by Sarah Gerard.

The members of the band Phoenix listed their favorite books at Vulture.

The New Yorker shared an excerpt from Cory Taylor's memoir Dying.

Stream a new Trailer Trash Tracys song.

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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