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September 21, 2017

Shorties (A Profile of Joan Didion, A Conversation Between Philip Glass and Devonte Hynes, and more)

Vogue profiled Joan Didion.

NPR Music shared a conversation between Philip Glass and Devonte Hynes.

Dave Eggers talked to Smithsonian about his forthcoming book Ungrateful Mammals.

Drowned in Sound interviewed the Horrors' Faris Badwan.

Hazlitt interviewed author Carmen Maria Machado.

Stream a new song from Montreal's Common Holly.

Bookworm interviewed author Matthew Klam.

Stream a new Charlotte Gainsbourg song.

Celeste Ng talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream a new song by the Kalbells.

Book Riot recommended campus novels for autumn.

Beach Slang covered Big Star's "Thirteen."

Literary writers discussed the influence of Stephen King at Literary Hub.

NPR Music is streaming Loney Dear's self-titled album.

The Rumpus shared four new poems by Maggie Smith.

Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers talked protest music with the Columbia Tribune.

Franklin Foer discussed his new book World Without Mind with Literary Hub.

NPR Music is streaming Jessica Lea Mayfield's new album Sorry Is Gone.

BookPage interviewed author Jamie Ford.

Rolling Stone profiled the band Deer Tick.

Paste interviewed Mick Fleetwood about his new book Love That Burns.

Stream a new Kristin Kontrol song.

Publishers Weekly profiled author Jennifer Egan.

Stream two songs from Angel Olsen's rarities collection Phases at NPR Music.

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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