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September 1, 2017

Shorties (September's Most Anticipated Books, The Tallest Man on Earth Covered Joni Mitchell, and more)

Vol. 1 Brooklyn and The Millions previewed September's new books.

The Tallest Man on Earth covered Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides, Now."

BuzzFeed features an excerpt from Jesmyn Ward's new novel Sing, Unburied Sing.

Ward talked to All Things Considered and BookPage about the book.

October talked beer with musician Jeff Rosenstock.

Rosenstock also was interviewed by Salon.

Lenny shared an excerpt from Tara Clancy's memoir

Olafur Arnalds broke down his new album Elegy for Evolution 2017 at Drowned in Sound.

Publishers Weekly recommended the best graphic memoirs.

Paste listed the best anti-Fascist songs.

The Boston Globe profiled author Alex Gilvarry.

Apple Music is streaming the new LCD Soundsystem, American Dream.

James Murphy talked to Morning Edition about the release.

Author N.K. Jemison answered questions at Reddit.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Madeline Kenney.

Words Without Borders interviewed four female literary translators.

Gorilla Vs. Bear shared a mix of August's best new music.

The Rumpus interviewed author Jeff Wood.

Vulture listed the best music videos of the year so far.

Female translators discussed the works that inspired them at the Guardian.

Stream a new Vessels song.

The New York Times interviewed author Nathan Englander.

The Chicago Tribune and Boulder Weekly profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Signature recommended books to read for Labor Day.

Robyn Hitchcock visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

BookPage interviewed author Celeste Ng.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Itasca's Kayla Cohen.

Publishers Weekly listed fall's best books from independent publishers.

Stream a new Florist 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
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)
weekly music release lists

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