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April 5, 2018

Shorties (An Excerpt from Samantha Irby's New Essay Collection, A Stream of Laura Veirs' New Album, and more)


Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Samantha Irby's essay collection Meaty.

NPR Music is streaming Laura Veirs' new album, The Lookout.

April's best eBook deals.

Stream a new Maps & Atlases song.

Chandler Klang Smith discussed her novel The Sky is Yours with Unbound Worlds.

Audioxide reconsidered Air's Moon Safari album on its 20th anniversary.

SKTCHD interviewed cartoonist Matt Fraction.

Stream a new Maria Taylor song.

Authors remembered Maya Angelou at Read It Forward on what would have been her 90th birthday.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed Wire's Colin Newman.

Mythos interviewed author Michelle Dean.

Stream a new Howlin Rain song.

Electric Literature interviewed Jez Burrows about his new short fiction collection Dictionary Stories.

Rolling Stone profiled the Breeders.

Leah Umansky has new poems featured in the New York Times Magazine and Guernica.

Stream a new song by Joan of Arc.

NPR Books interviewed cartoonist Ed Piskor.

Stream a new song by Sudan Archives.

BuzzFeed recommended books about the immigrant experience.

Stream a new Washed Up song.

The winners of the New York City Book Awards (best books about the city regardless of genre) have been announced.

Stream a new song by Old Crow Medicine Show.

The shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award has been announced.

Stream a new song by Daniel Rossen.

The London Evening Standard listed the best graphic novels by women.

Stream a new Yumi Zouma song.

TIME examined the genius of author Octavia Butler.

Stream a new Horse Feathers song.

Lynne Tillman discussed her latest novel Men and Apparitions with Bookworm.

Stream a new song by Drinks (Cate LeBon and Tim Presley).

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Jami Attenberg.

Stream a new song by Boys.

The Guardian profiled Australian author Gerald Murnane.

Literary Hub profiled author Meg Wolitzer.

The Millions interviewed author Douglas Light.

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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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