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March 29, 2018

Shorties (Best Baseball Book Lists, Stream the New Dr. Octagon Album, and more)

The Great American Novel

The Christian Science Monitor and Signature recommended baseball books.

My personal favorite: The Great American Novel by Philip Roth

NPR Music is streaming Dr. Octagon's new album, Moosebumps.

March's best eBook deals.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed musician Kyle Bobby Dunn.

Bookworm interviewed Sean Penn about his novel Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.

Stream a new Laura Veirs song.

Newsweek interviewed poet Tracy K. Smith.

Morning Edition profiled singer-songwriter Haley Heynderickx.

Leslie Jamison discussed her memoir The Recovering with Hazlitt.

Stream a new song by HALEY (Haley Bonar).

Electric Literature shared new Rachel Lyon short fiction.

Paste recommended March's best vinyl releases.

BOMB interviewed author Joseph Keckler.

Stream a new CHVRCHES song.

Entropy shared an apocalyptic reading list.

ChicagoNow interviewed the B-52s' Cindy Wilson.

Words Without Borders interviewed author Fatma Aydemir.

Stream a new song by Belly.

Anjali Sachdeva discussed her short story collection All the Names They Used for God with PopMatters.

NPR Music shared a recent Patti Smith live performance.

Ernest Cline talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream two new songs by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

Esquire listed the best nonfiction books of 2018 so far.

Stream a new song by Pllush.

The Los Angeles Review of Books profiled translator Christina MacSweeney.

Wussy covered Twinkeyz' "Aliens in Our Midst."

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Will Mackin.

Stream a new John Parish song (that features PJ Harvey).

Literary Hub shared a playlist from Jesse Ball's novel Census.

Stream a new song by The Album Leaf.

Autostraddle recommended vital poets to read.

Stream a new Melvins 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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