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February 15, 2019

Shorties (Janet Malcolm on Books and Reading, Stream the New Julia Jacklin Album, and more)

Janet Malcolm

Janet Malcolm talked books and reading with the New York Times.

NPR Music is streaming Julia Jacklin's new album Crushing.

February's best eBook deals.

The Current interviewed Peter Hook about his time in Joy Division, New Order, and The Light.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Brian Alan Ellis.

Faber launched a series of political pamphlets by musicians with a book by Billy Bragg.

Shondaland shared an excerpt from Toni Morrison's new book, The Source of Self-Regard.

Stream a new Tacocat song.

Vanity Fair listed winter's best books from around the world.

Paste listed the best albums of 1979.

Men's Health listed the greatest sports books of all time.

Stream a new song by Versing.

Sharma Shields talked to Paste about her new novel The Cassandra.

Stream a new Jenny Lewis song.

Georgia Public Broadcasting interviewed author Tayari Jones.

Stream a new Wye Oak song.

Bookworm interviewed French author Amanda Sthers.

Stream a new song by Son Volt.

Valeria Luiselli discussed hew new novel Lost Children Archive with Vulture, The Rumpus, and Guernica.

Stream a new My Brightest Diamond song.

Yiyun Li discussed her new novel, Where Reasons End, with Literary Hub.

Revolver profiled the band Jawbox.

Maryse Meijer discussed her new short fiction collection Rag with the Chicago Review of Books.

Stream a new song by Leggy.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Esmé Weijun Wang.

Stream a new Hand Habits song.

Rolling Stone interviewed Dave Cullen about his new book, Parkland.

Stream a new song by Over the Rhine.

Book Riot recommended books for bibliophiles.

Stream a new Holy Ghost! song.

Steph Post recommended books that define the carnival genre at Literary Hub.

Stream a new Matmos song.

The Believer shared a conversation between authors Sabrina Orah Mark and Elizabeth McCracken.

Stream a new Sir Babygirl song.

Poets and Writers profiled author Marlon James.

Stream a new song by Broken Social Scene 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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