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September 12, 2017

Shorties (Hillary Clinton on Her New Memoir, A Reconsideration of Dirty Projectors' Rise Above Album, and more)

Hillary Clinton discussed her memoir What Happened with NPR Books.

The New York Times reviewed the book.

Stereogum reconsidered Dirty Projectors' Rise Above album on its 10th anniversary.

Newtown Literary interviewed author David Burr Gerard.

Aaron Gilbreath discussed his book of jazz essays, This Is, with Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune profiled author Sherman Alexie.

Stream Lucinda Williams' new version of "Sidewalks of the City."

Beck discussed his new album Colors with The Current.

The Oxford American features a new poem by Kaveh Akbar.

Bleachers played a Tiny Desk Concert.

BuzzFeed recommended nonfiction books that will freak you out.

Members of the National discussed their new album Sleep Well Beast with Forbes.

Rolling Stone profiled author Eileen Myles.

American Songwriter interviewed John McCauley of Deer Tick.

Literary Hub interviewed author Celeste Ng.

The band Charly Bliss shared a playlist of the songs that informed their teenage years at Upset.

Literary Hub recommended the best novels about suicide.

Pitchfork examined the music behind Twin Peaks: The Return.

The Guardian Books podcast interviewed authors Kamila Shamsie and Preti Taneja.

The Quietus interviewed singer-songwriter Carla Bruni.

Nathan Englander talked to Literary Hub about his new novel Dinner at the Center of the Earth.

Fred Hersch recommended essential jazz recordings at Signature.

The Millions interviewed author Jesmyn Ward.

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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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