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September 19, 2017

Shorties (Fall's Best Short Story Collections, New Music from Mirah, and more)

The Washington Post recommended fall's best short story collections.

Stream a new Mirah song.

Patty Yumi Cottrell shared the influence of Fiona Apple's music on her life at Hazlitt.

Snail Mail played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Dissent interviewed author Valeria Luiselli.

October interviewed members of the band Protomartyr about beer.

Celeste Ng discussed her new novel Little Fires Everywhere with Minnesota Public Radio.

TIME shared an excerpt from Dar Williams' memoir What I Found in a Thousand Towns.

The Scotiabank Giller Prize announced its 2017 longlist.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy contributor Deborah Willis.

Stream a new Morrissey song.

Salon interviewed author Tom Perrotta.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Alasdair MacLean of the Clientele.

Smile Politely interviewed author George Saunders.

CHVRCHES covered Tegan and Sara's "Call It Off."

John Haskell discussed his new book The Complete Ballet with Literary Hub.

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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