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April 25, 2018

Shorties (An Anthology of Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath, Charlotte Gainsbourg's Favorite Albums, and more)

Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath

The contributors and editor of the anthology Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath talked to Luna Luna Magazine Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath about the project.

Charlotte Gainsbourg discussed her favorite albums at The Quietus.

April's best eBook deals.

Stream a new song by Petal.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared an excerpt from Laura Catherine Brown's novel Made by Mary.

Drowned in Sound profiled the band Hinds.

Kevin Young talked to Morning Edition about his new poetry collection, Brown.

Stream a new Phil Cook song that features Amelia Meath.

Kate Greathead discussed her debut novel Laura & Emma with Entertainment Weekly.

Calexico visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Andrew Sean Greer talked to Esquire about his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Less.

Stream two new She & Him songs.

Food52 recommended cookbook shops from around the world.

Superorganism played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Ibrahim Nasrallah's novel The Second War of the Dog has been awarded the International prize for Arabic fiction.

Stream a new song by The Rock*A*Teens.

The Rumpus interviewed 2018 National Bookstore Day Ambassador Celeste Ng.

The Key is streaming Dr. Dog's new album Critical Equation.

The Paris Review shared an excerpt (and recipe for pecan pie) from Rick Bragg's book The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table.

Hop Along visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Elizabeth Winthrop's novel, The Mercy Seat.

The Mountain Goats Banter is my current favorite Tumblr.

Electric Literature recommended short books to read on your commute.

Stream a new song by Joan of Arc.

UPROXX recommended folk albums you might have missed this year.

LitReactor listed the best Shakespeare film adaptations.

Stream a new Pllush song.

Laura Veirs discussed her album The Lookout with Exclaim.

LitReactor features an Excerpt from Chuck Palahniuk's forthcoming novel Adjustment Day.

Stereogum interviewed the musical duo Beach House.

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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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