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March 5, 2018

Shorties (An Excerpt from Kate Briggs' Book on Translation, A Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Documentary, and more)

This Little Art

Full Stop shared an excerpt from Kate Briggs' book on translation, This Little Art.

Stream Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's documentary Friends of Wonder.

March's best eBook deals.

Stream a song from Jonny Greenwood's score for the film You Were Never Really Here.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn features new fiction by Gabriel Blackwell.

Drowned in Sound profiled the band Naive Set.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Tesla: Man Out of Time by Margaret Cheney

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Chloe's Kitchen: 125 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Making the Food You Love the Vegan Way by Chloe Coscarelli
Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen by Chloe Coscarelli

Stream a new Perfume Genius.

Carmen Maria Machado talked literature and food with Racist Sandwich.

Paste previewed Mach's best new albums.

Luis Alberto Urrea discussed his novel The House of Broken Angels with Weekend Edition.

Stream a new song by Dr. Octagon.

David Mamet recommended books with great dialogue at The Week.

Seun Kuti discussed his new album Black Times with Weekend Edition.

Claire Dederer talked to the Guardian about her memoir Love and Trouble.

Stream Sorority Noise's forthcoming album YNAAYT.

The Daily Dot recommended comic books for adults.

PopMatters reconsidered the music of XTC.

Author and artist Audrey Niffenegger shared her recent culturel highlights with the Guardian.

Vundabar played an in-studio session at Stereogum.

Entertainment Weekly recommended two recently published debut novels.

Salon interviewed Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan.

Joe Hagan discusses his book Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine with the Creative Independent.

The Quietus shared an excerpt about Sun Ra from Val Wilmer's book As Serious as Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957–1977.

Book Riot recapped February's best comics.

The A.V. Club reconsidered the songs of 2002.

Samanta Schweblin talked books and reading with Literary Hub.

The Quietus explored the Cocteau Twins' discography in ten songs.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Mary Beard.

Rolling Stone and Stereogun reconsidered Madonna's Ray of Light album 20 years after its release.

Shami Chakrabarti recommended books that inspire activism at the Guardian.

Lucy Dacus discussed her album Historian with All Things Considered.

Book Riot recapped February's best books.

A previously unpublished Lou Reed poetry collection, Do Angels Need Haircuts?, will be released in April.

The New Yorker interviewed Joseph O'Neill about his story in this week's issue.

The Guardian profiled innovative Korean thriller writers.

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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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