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January 26, 2018

Shorties (February's Best Books, Pop Songs for Literary People, and more)

Signature previewed February's best books.

Literary Hub recommended pop songs for literary people.

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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.

Stream two new Lord Huron songs.

Colin Winnette discussed his novel The Job of the Wasp with Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Rolling Stone listed the Fall's best songs.

Aquarium Drunkard shared the band's 1981 Peel session.

The PEN America Literary Awards finalists have been announced.

Stream two Jason Molina covers by Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield.

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Joseph Cassara's debut novel The House of Impossible Beauties.

Pedro the Lion is releasing a new album.

The New York Times examined the library of former Random House publisher Howard Kaminsky.

Amanda Palmer covered "The Mess Inside" by the Mountain Goats.

The Los Angeles Review of Books shared a conversation between authors Adam Johnson and Krys Lee.

Rolling Stone profiled singer-songwriter Margo Price.

Salman Rushdie on books and reading at the Guardian.

Stream a new Caroline Sallee song.

Naima Coster discussed her novel Halsey Street with the Paris Review.

Beck covered the Velvet Underground's "I'm Waiting for the Man."

BOMB features a new Ben Fama poem.

Stream a new Holly Miranda song.

Meg Wolitzer talked to Publishers Weekly about her novel The Female Persuasion.

Stream a new Madeline Kenney 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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