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January 28, 2019

Shorties (An Excerpt from Tracey Thorn's New Memoir, A New Mountain Goats Song, and more)

Tracey Thorn

The Guardian shared an excerpt from Tracey Thorn's memoir Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia.

Thorn also talked to the Guardian about the book.


Stream a new Mountain Goats song.


85 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation last week (bringing the total to 1,487), including Clash Magazine’s best music books and Graphic Policy’s best comics.


Largehearted Boy's essential and interesting 2018 year-end music lists (updated daily).


January's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for$1.99 today:

The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown


Sheila E. shared her memories of working with Prince at The Current.


Paste recommended January['s best books.


Stream a new Hayes Carll song.


Jamil Jan Kochai talked about his novel 99 Nights in Logar with Weekend Edition.


Paste profiled the Irish band Pillow Queens.


Dani Shapiro discussed her memoir Inheritance with the New York Times Book Review podcast.


Paste recommended folk musicians yu should know in 2019.


The Guardian profiled author Kristen Roupenian.


Stream a new song (that features Cat Power) from Lou Doillon.


The New Yorker interviewed Emma Cline about her story in this week's issue.


Steam a new CFCF song.


Poet Tracy K. Smith shared her daily schedule with the New York Times.


Stream a new song by Thyla.


The Quietus shared an excerpt from Wayne Holloway’s novel Bindlestiff.


The Millions interviewed author Chuck Palahniuk.


Guernica interviewed author Joyce Carol Oates.


Entropy interviewed author Matthew Binder.


Of Books and Bookworms recommended February's best books.



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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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