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January 25, 2018

Shorties (Robert Coover on Books and Reading, An Interview with Charlotte Gainsbourg, and more)

Robert Coover talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg.

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Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists.

Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2017 music lists.

January's best eBook deals.

R.I.P. Mark E.Smith of the Fall.

The Independent listed the band's best songs.

Stream the film adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's novel The Lathe of Heaven.

Stream a new song by the French post-pun band Rose Mercie.

The Guardian, Entertainment Weekly and Bustle shared primers to the books of Ursula K. Le Guin.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

The Library of America interviewed author Wendell Berry.

Stream a new Hop Along song.

Andre Aciman on the film adaptation of his novel Call Me By Your Name at Vanity Fair.

NPR Music is streaming Sunwatchers' new album, II.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Ahmed Saadawi's novel Frankenstein in Baghdad.

Rostam covered Nick Drake's "Pink Moon."

The Rumpus interviewed author Verónica Gerber Bicecci and translator Christina MacSweeney about the novel, Empty Set.

Tori Amos visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Barbara Comyns’s novel, The Juniper Tree.

Deerhoof covered Madonna's "Live To Tell."

OZY examined solarpunk, a genre of science fiction that is optimistic about the future.

Stream a new song by Palm.

Mathieu Lindon discussed his book Learning What Love Means with Bookforum.

Stream a new Loma song.

Colin Winnette on the inspiration behind his new novel The Job of the Wasp at BookPage.

Stream a new Field Music song.

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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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