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September 13, 2017

Shorties (The Man Booker Shortlist, New Music from Destroyer, and more)

The 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist has been announced.

Stream a new Destroyer song.

Kirkus interviewed author Eileen Myles.

The Quietus reconsidered Depeche Mode's Music for the Masses album on its 30th anniversary.

The shortlists for the 2017 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize have been announced.

Priests covered Rod Stewart's "Young Turks."

Hazlitt interviewed author Nathan Englander.

PopMatters profiled the musical duo Sparks.

The 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist has been announced.

Stream a new song by Grooms.

Celeste Ng talked to Paste about her new novel Little Fires Everywhere.

The Charleston City Paper profiled singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless.

The Village Voice profiled Salman Rushdie.

Stereogum shared a couple of tracks fro a forthcoming Replacements live album.

Bookworm interviewed author Mark Z. Danielewski.

The War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel shared his musical influences with Rolling Stone.

The longlist for the 2017 National Book Award for poetry has been announced.

Stream a new Cults song.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Karen Shepard's story collection Kiss Me Someone.

Ride visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Full Stop interviewed poet Maggie Smith.

Stream a new Yumi Zouma song.

Eileen Myles talked books and reading with Literary Hub.

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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