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June 7, 2018

Shorties (Kamila Shamsie Wins the Women's Prize for Fiction, The Best Albums of 2018 (So Far), and more)

Home Fire

Kamila Shamsie has been awarded the Women's prize for fiction for her novel Home Fire.

Stereogum listed the best album of 2018 (so far).

NPR Music is streaming Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck's album Arthur Buck.

eBook on sale for $2.99:

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

SPIN interviewed singer-songwriter Neko Case.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti has a new novel coming next spring.

Courtney Barnett visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Tommy Orange discussed his novel There There with Morning Edition.

Stereogum examined the "perfectly corny" music of sex and the city.

Hyperallergic reviewed the new graphic novel biography Weegee: Serial Photographer.

Stream two previously unreleased Jason Isbell songs.

Bookworm interviewed author Mary Gaitskill.

Stream a new song by Juniore.

Lydia Millet discussed books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream a new Late Bloomer song.

James Tate Hill shared the influence of Prince's music on his life.

I'm With Her covered Vampire Weekend's "Hannah Hunt."

The Rumpus shared new poetry by Morgan Parker.

Stream a new song by Fleabite.

Book Riot recommended books for Black Music Month.

Stream a new song by Belte.

Electric Literature shared an excerpt from Helen deWitt's collection Some Trick.

Stream a new Stars song.

Poet Victoria Chang talked revision at Guernica.

Stream a new Anna Calvi song.

Stream a new Gang Gang Dance 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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