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September 6, 2017

Shorties (Salman Rushdie on His New Novel, Read an Excerpt from Loudon Wainwright III's New Memoir, and more)

Salman Rushdie talked to All Things Considered about his new novel The Golden House.


The Oxford American shared an excerpt from Loudon Wainwright III's memoir Liner Notes.


NPR Music streamed a recent performance by the National.


Electric Literature recommended books about cults.


Ann Power talked to Pitchfork about her new book Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music.


The Cut interviewed author Tanwi Nandini Islam.


The Dirty Dozen Brass Band covered Beck's "Debra."


Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Kyle Coma-Thompson.


The Quietus interviewed Rachel Unthank of the Unthanks.


Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Venita Blackburn’s shirt story collection Black Jesus and Other Superheroes.


Inforum profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.


Book Riot recapped August's best books.


Nicole Atkins visited Salon for an acoustic performance.


Celeste Ng discussed her new novel Little Fires Everywhere with CarolineLeavittville.


Gordi visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.


Signature recommended the best books about the Vietnam war.


Stream a new St.Vincent song.


VICE features new short fiction by Eka Kurniawan.


Rolling Stone walked through the history of X with the band's members.


Granta interviewed Chris Kraus about her book After Kathy Acker.

Read an excerpt from the book.


Stream a new song by Anna of the North.


Hazlitt interviewed author Jenny Zhang.


VICE previewed September's best books, Comics, movies, video games, and music.


Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Nathan Englander's new novel Dinner at the Center of the Earth.


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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