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August 4, 2017

Shorties (Dystopian Novels from Around the World, A Fugazi-Inspired Opera, and more)

Signature recommended dystopian novels from around the world.

A Fugazi-inspired opera.

Danzy Senna talked to Paste about her novel New People.

The Paris Review interviewed Billy Bragg.

The Atlantic staff shared their summer reading.

Stream a new Bonnie "Prince" Billy song.

The Chicago Review of Books interviewed author Jac Jemc.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Randy Newman.

Vulture interviewed author Jenny Zhang.

NPR Music is streaming the Districts' new album, Popular Manipulations.

The Boston Globe listed the best graphic novels of the year so far.

Stream two new Liars song.

Vulture listed 100 notable dystopian novels.

NPR Music is streaming Downtown Boys' new album Cost of Living.

The Creative Independent interviewed poet Precious Okoyomon.

Tone Deaf profiled singer-songwriter Jen Cloher.

The Boston Globe interviewed author Paul Yoon.

Stream a new Deerhoof song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Gabe Habash.

Time Out New York interviewed singer-songwriter Katie Von Schleicher.

Stream a new song by the War on Drugs.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Kristen Iskandrian's novel Motherest.

Stream a new Tallest Man on Earth 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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