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August 31, 2017

Shorties (An Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri, Stream Neil Young's New Album, and more)

Literary Hub interviewed author Jhumpa Lahiri.

NPR Music is streaming Neil Young's new album (a long-lost acoustic effort) Hitchhiker.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Edie Meidav.

Ultimate Painting’s Jack Cooper shared five covers at Aquarium Drunkard.

BOMB interviewed author Nick Laird.

Stream a new Fits song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Danzy Senna.

Salt Lake City Weekly interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Signature recommended chef memoirs.

Kero Kero Bonito covered Oasis's "Rock N' Roll Star."

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Ben Loory.

The New Yorker reviewed the recent Shaggs' reunion concert.

Guernica interviewed author Victor LaValle.

NPR Music is streaming the new Julie & The Wrong Guys (Julie Doiron's new project) self-titled album.

Gabriel Tallent discussed his debut novel My Absolute Darling with Paste.

SPIN previewed fall's music releases.

Jesmyn Ward talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream a new song by Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile.

BuzzFeed recommended September's best books.

NPR Music is streaming the new Alvvays album, Antisocialites.

Lenny features new fiction by Marcy Dermansky.

Stream a new LCD Soundsystem song.

Guernica shared an excerpt from Antonio Tabucchi's novel For Isabel.

Henry Rollins interviewed Oh Sees' John Dwyer at Esquire.

LIT interviewed author Tyehimba Jess.

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
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The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer
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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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