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February 9, 2018

Shorties (David Mitchell on Books and Reading, Richard Lloyd on His New Memoir, and more)

David Mitchell talked books and reading with the Guardian.

Richard Lloyd talked to Aquarium Drunkard about his memoir Everything Is Combustible: Television, CBGB's and Five Decades of Rock and Roll: The Memoirs of an Alchemical Guitarist.

February's best eBook deals.

Stream a new John Prine song.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared an excerpt from Barbara Browning and Sébastien Régnier’s new book, Who the Hell is Imre Lodbrog?.

The Oklahoman interviewed singer-songwriter Tamara Lindeman, AKA The Weather Station.

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett

eBook on sale for $3.99 today:

The March by E. L. Doctorow

Stream a new Citris song.

Submissions are now open for the Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant.

Alt.Latino recommended new music with Afro-Latinx roots.

Electric Literature interviewed Terese Marie Mailhot about her memoir Heart Berries.

Screaming Females covered Anie Lennox's "No More I Love You's."

BuzzFeed profiled author Tayari Jones.

Stream a new Eels song.

The New Yorker reconsidered Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, which was published 200 years ago.

Stream a new War On Women song.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Joyce Carol Oates' short story collection Beautiful Days.

Raveonettes’ Sune Rose Wagner covered White Zombie's "More Human Than Human."

The Rumpus interviewed author Nathan Hill.

The Quietus previewed February's best psych albums.

The Guardian profiled author Jeet Thayil.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Sigrid Nunez's novel The Friend.

Colm Tóibin on Joseph Conrad.

Cornelius discussed his favorite albums at The Quietus.

The favorite books of Tim Gunn (of Project Runway).

Juliet Escoria shared how the show helped get her through an episode of depression at Broadly.

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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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