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February 27, 2018

Shorties (Film Adaptations Disavowed by Their Original Authors, New Music from Laura Veirs, and more)

Literary Hub listed film adaptations disavowed by their original authors.

Stream a new Laura Veirs song (that features Sufjan Stevens).

February's best eBook deals.

Psych duo Mint Fields broke down their album Pasar De Las Luces at Drowned in Sound.

The New Yorker on the short fiction of Kate Braverman.

Stream a new Clint Michigan song.

BuzzFeed shared a short story from Ramona Ausubel's new collection Awayland.

Paste listed the best southern rock albums of all time.

Fresh Air interviewed Tim Kreider about his new essay collection I Wrote This Book Because I Love You.

The Quietus recommended entry points into the discography of David Byrne.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author William T. Vollmann.

Amanda Petrusich explored the Lexington, Kentucky roots of musician and author Richard Hell at the Oxford American.

Transparent creator Jill Soloway will launch her own Amazon Publishing imprint.

Stream a new Yo La Tengo song.

Jane Smiley looked back on the writing of Willa Cather at the Paris Review.

BORNS visited The Current studio for an acoustic set and interview.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Peter Carey's novel A Long Way from Home.

Stream a new Tracyanne & Danny (Camera Obscura) song.

Samantha Irby talked books and reading with Entropy.

PopMatters interviewed Peter Brewis of the musical duo Field Music.

Signature recommended books to take you back to the '90s.

Stream a new song by SSION and Ariel Pink.

The best albums of 1999.

Stream the trailer for HBO's adaptation of Fahrenheit 451.

Jen Cloher visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Toshi Reagon talked to Shondaland about her operatic adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower.

Stream a new Wussy song.

BookPage recommended gun novels to read in an age of school shootings.

Stream a new Alice Bag song.

Publishers Weekly profiled author Luis Alberto Urrea.

Stereogum profiled the band Camp Cope.

Electric Literature listed the best liars in literature.

Stream Moaning's self-titled debut album.

Booklist's best books of the week.

Stream a new song by Nap Eyes.

BookPage interviewed author Maggie O'Farrell.

Stream a new Wand 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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