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August 11, 2017

Shorties (Dennis Cooper on Filmmaking, Matt Sweeney on Glen Campbell, and more)

Dennis Cooper talked to Vulture about his foray into filmmaking.

Guitarist Matt Sweeney discussed Glen Campbell's influence on his career at The Record.

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

The Oxford American shared an essay by singer-songwriter Tift Merritt.

The White Review interviewed author Ottessa Moshfegh.

Stream a new Chain and the Gang song.

NY Tyrant shared an unpublished chapter from Annie DeWitt's novel White Nights in Split Town City.

Stream Julia Jacklin's Newport Folk Festival performance.

Electric Literature interviewed author Lidia Yucnavitch.

Tristen visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

The Quietus recommended August's best comics.

The Blow covered Whitney Houston's "Greatest Love of All."

Southwest Journal profiled author Peter Geye.

Stream a new Lo Moon song.

Literary Hub examined the rise of Scandinavian crime fiction.

Stream a new Alice Glass song.

Danya Kukafka discussed writing and pickles at Literary Hub.

Stream a new Exit Someone song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Blake Nelson.

Stream a new King Khan 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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