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September 15, 2017

Shorties (Recommended Books About the Vietnam War, A New Bjork Song, and more)

The New York Times recommended books about the Vietnam War.

Stream a new Bjork song.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared excerpts from Jorge Armenteros's novel The Roar of the River.

NPR Music is streaming the new Chelsea Wolfe album Hiss Spun.

The Rumpus interviewed author Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich.

The Village Voice profiled Zola Jesus.

The 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction longlist has been announced.

Watch a new Julien Baker video.

GQ recommended September's best books.

Pianist Fred Hersch discussed his memoir Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life In and Out of Jazz with Fresh Air.

Eleanor Henderson discussed her new novel The Twelve-Mile Straight with Paste.

Stream a new Philip Selway song.

Unbound Worlds recommended cosmic horror novels.

Paste profiled the band Sheer Mag.

VICE reports that Cuba is using Hemingway as a tourist draw.

Play a video game inspired by a Japanese Breakfast song.

On Being interviewed Junot Diaz.

Stream a new Cloakroom song.

Read a new essay by Lynn Steger Strong.

Stereogum interviewed Emily Haines about her new solo album. shared an excerpt from Nnedi Okorafor's novel Akata Warrior.

Stream a new Mister Heavenly song.

Signature shared an excerpt from Phil Collins' memoir Not Dead Yet.

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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