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September 28, 2017

Shorties (Jennifer Egan on Books and Reading, Stream the New Wolf Parade Album, and more)

Jennifer Egan talked books and reading with the New York Times.

NPR Music is streaming the new Wolf Parade album Cry Cry Cry.

The Advocate recommended new books about LGBT families.

Stream a collaborative track from Radiohead and composer Hans Zimmer.

Aline Brosh McKenna talked to Publishers Weekly about her graphic novel Jane, which places Jane Eyre in modern Brooklyn.

NPR Music is streaming The Weather Station's self-titled album.

Andrew Sean Greer discussed his latest novel Less with Bookworm.

SPIN reconsidered Steely Dan's Aja album 40 years after its release.

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017 shortlist has been announced.

NPR Music is streaming Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's new album, The Kid.

Signature shared a primer to the works of author James McBride.

The New York Times profiled singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston.

Sarah Perry discussed her memoir After the Eclipse with Literary Hub.

NPR Music is streaming Becca Mancari's new album, Good Woman.

The New York Times examined what challenged books have in common.

Noisey offered a primer to the music of Wilco.

Anne Korkeakivi shared her reading habits at Literary Hub.

Stream a new Forest Swords song.

Celeste Ng shared her love for Goodnight Moon at the Atlantic.

Aesop Rock talked scoring film with PopMatters.

Signature recommended Nordic noir books.

Stream a new Ezra Furman song.

Read a newly discovered Kurt Vonnegut story.

1A interviewed singer-songwriter and author Josh Ritter.

The Barnes and Noble Review interviewed poet Nicole Sealey.

Stream a new song by The Patient (Apples In Stereo's Robert Schneider and the Olivia Tremor Control's Will Cullen Hart).

Signature recommended recently published music books.

Tori Amos discussed the inspirations behind her new album Native Invader with Rolling Stone.

Stream a new Deradoorian song.

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

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