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September 7, 2017

Shorties (A Film Adaptation of John Williams' Novel Stoner, Stream Emily Haines' New Album, and more)

Deadline reports that a film adaptation of John Williams' novel Stoner is in the works.

NPR Music is streaming Emily Haines' new album Choir of the Mind.

Ben Lerner reflected upon the legacy of John Asberry at the New Yorker.

Steve Wynn talked to Drowned in Sound about the Dream Syndicate reunion.

Vox interviewed author Catherynne M. Valente.

Stream a new Margo Price song.

Hobart shared excerpts from Troy James Weaver's new book Temporal.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Tori Amos.

City Pages interviewed poet Danez Smith.

Stream a new Bad History Month song.

Electric Literature listed the most unreliable narrators in literature.

Loudon Wainwright III discussed his memoir Liner Notes with Fresh Air.

Men's Journal listed the best sports books of all time.

Stream a new Bermuda Triangle song.

R.I.P., author and activist Kate Millett.

Paste profiled the band Sparks.

Signature recommended essential anthologies for the age of Trump.

John Darnielle talked about the influence of Steely Dan's music at Entertainment Weekly.

BookPage interviewed author Salman Rushdie.

NPR Music is streaming the new Lone Bellow album Walk into a Storm.

Publishers Weekly interviewed author Roddy Doyle.

The San Francisco Chronicle interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

BookPage interviewed author Jesmyn Ward.

Mike and Tim Kinsella discussed the Cap'n Jazz reunion with BrooklynVegan.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Bagombo Snuff Box by Kurt Vonnegut
The Constant Gardener by John le Carre
Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut
Devotion by Dani Shapiro
Georgia O'Keefe by Roxana Robinson
The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
The Last Gentleman by Walker Percy
Lean on Pete by Willy Vlautin
Loner by Teddy Wayne
My Name Is Leon by Kit de Waal
North Haven by Sarah Moriarty
Palm Sunday by Kurt Vonnegut
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
The Temple of Gold by William Goldman

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Girl waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
The Narrow Door by Paul Lisicky
Native Believer by Ali Eteraz

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

All About Lulu by Jonathan Evison
Goddess of Buttercups & Daisies by Martin Millar
Memoirs of a Porcupine by Alain Mabanckou
My Happy Life by Lydia Millet
The Palace of Illusions by Kim Addonizio
They Live by Jonathan Lethem

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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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