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August 7, 2017

Shorties (Fall's Best Books, Stream the New David Rawlings Album, and more)

BOMB previewed fall's best new books.

NPR Music is streaming David Rawlings' new album Poor David's Almanack.

Bearded Book Boys interviewed author Jac Jemc.

Jemc also recommended "book to warp your sense of reality" at Literary Hub.

Stream a new Jenny O. song.

Danzy Senna discussed her novel New People with Weekend Edition.

Stereogum interviewed Peter Buck about his new band.

All Things Considered interviewed Sujatha Gidla about her memoir Ants Among Elephants.

Paste previewed August's best new music.

The Millions previewed August's poetry collections.

Circuit Des Yeux shared a new song.

Literary Hub profiled author Kamila Shamsie.

Will and Win Butler talked to All Things Considered about the new Arcade Fire album.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Anne Korkeakivi.

Stream a new Billy Bragg song.

BuzzFeed features a new poem by Jenny Zhang.

Morning Edition interviewed singer-songwriter Randy Newman.

Author Alissa Nutting talked food with Grub Street.

Lorde covered Martha Wainwright's "Bloody Motherfucking Asshole."

Laurie Penny discussed her new essay collection with Paste.

Salon interviewed singer-songwriter Steve Earle.

Poet Ishion Hutchinson remembered Derek Walcott at the New York Times.

Stream a new Widowspeak song.

Weekend Edition previewed forthcoming book-to-television adaptations.

PopMatters interviewed Thurston Moore.

Benjamin Percy recommended books that feed his techno-paranoia at Literary Hub.

Neil Young is launching an online music archive.

Anders Nilsen shared sketch commentary on his graphic novel Tongues at Paste.

Stream a new Grouper 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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