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August 29, 2017

Shorties (New Miranda July Short Fiction, Stream Two New Hiss Golden Messenger Songs, and more)

Miranda July talked to the New Yorker about her story in this week's issue.

Stream two new Hiss Golden Messenger songs.

Fanzine shared a conversation between authors Chelsea Martin and Scott McClanahan.

Stream a new song by the National.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Kristen Radtke.

Stereogum profiled the band Alvvays.

Literary Hub recommended coming-of-age novels.

Stream a new Yumi Zouma song.

The Guardian recommended books about Cuba.

Stereogum ranked albums by the New Pornographers.

Artsy interviewed Emma Allen, the new New Yorker humor and cartoon editor.

Deerhoof's new album Mountain Moves has been released on a pay-what-you-want basis, with all proceeds going to The Emergent Fund.

Playboy examined the novels of Yuri Herrera.

NYCTaper shared a recent performance by A Place To Bury Strangers.

Alice Anderson discussed memoir writing at Signature.

The Rumpus shared an excerpt from her memoir Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away.

The Current shared a live set by the War on Drugs.

The Nation interviewed author Valeria Luiselli.

Literary Hub interviewed author Daniel Handler.

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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