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March 9, 2018

Shorties (Jhumpa Lahiri on Translation, Kim Deal on Her Life in Music, and more)


Entertainment Weekly interviewed Jhumpa Lahiri about translating Domenico Starnone's novel Trick.

Kim Deal discussed the new Breeders album and her life in music with NME.

March's best eBook deals.

The Oxford American shared an essay by singer-songwriter Julien Baker.

Epiphany shared short fiction by Paula Bomer.

Stream a new Decemberists song.

eBook on sale today for $2.99:

Letter To My Daughter by Maya Angelou

eBook on sale today for $1.99:

Patina by Jason Reynolds

Paste listed the best albums of 1978.

The 2018 Tournament of Books launched yesterday.

Stream a new Jouska song.

Yiyun Li discussed books and reading with the Guardian.

Stream a documentary about New York City's DIY music venues.

Celeste Ng and Chloe Benjamin discussed the importance of celebrity book clubs with Entertainment Weekly.

Stream a new song by La Luz.

The 2018 Women’s prize for fiction longlist has been announced.

The New York Times listed 25 songs that tell us where music is going.

EcoWatch recommended women writers of "cli-fi."

Stream a new Mind Over Mirrors song.

Literary Hub recommended books you may have missed in February.

Stream a new song by No Joy and Sonic Boom.

Wendell Steavenson talked to the New York Times about why she started writing novels.

Noisey interviewed David Byrne about his new album, American Utopia.

Literary Hub shared an essay on postmodernism by Curtis White.

Stream two new Lily Allen songs.

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Alanna Okun’s essay collection, The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater.

Literary Hub shared a profile of Hilary Mantel from the book Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls.

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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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