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April 30, 2018

Shorties (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Profiled, Courtney Barnett on Books, and more)

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

The Guardian profiled author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Courtney Barnett talked books with the Los Angeles Review of Books.

April's best eBook deals.

The Cut profiled Liz Phair.

Mary H.K. Choi talked to Weekend Edition about her debut novel, Emergency Contact.

Stream a new Mogwai song.

Ploughshares interviewed author Sandra Cisneros.

Lord Huron visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Curtis Sittenfeld recommended books with strong female protagonists at The Week.

The Oregonian shared a playlist of songs that capture Oregon's scenes and moods.

Crime writers recommended crime novels at the Guardian.

The Quietus reconsidered AC/DC's Powerage album on its 40th anniversary.

GQ shared an essay by Michael Chabon.

Bob Dylan is launching a line of signature whiskeys.

The Raleigh News & Observer recommended children's books with strong women characters.

Stream a short film featuring Alina Simone and Amanda Palmer.

The Guardian interviewed author Amy Bloom.

Superchunk visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The Millions recommended fiction about Mars.

Pitchfork reconsidered Built To Spill's 1997 album Perfect from Now on.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Jenny Zhang.

Stereogum reconsidered Portishead's Third album on its 10th anniversary.

Book Riot recommended Pride and Prejudice retellings for all ages.

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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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