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February 13, 2019

Shorties (Recommended Breakup Books, Mountain Man's Tiny Desk Concert, and more)

Ariel Levy

BuzzFeed recommended breakup books that won't make you feel bad about breaking up.

Mountain Man played a Tiny Desk Concert.

February's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Actor's Life by Jenna Fischer
Omon Ra by Victor Pelevin

Southern Shelter's Sloan Simpson talked live show recording with Flagpole.

Reema Zaman discussed her memoir I Am Yours with The Rumpus.

Stream a new song by Tim Hecker.

Tosh Berman discussed his new memoir with Bookworm.

Hypebot examined if playlist culture has affected our listening culture.

Charlie Jane Anders shared the genesis of her new novel, The City in the Middle of the Night, at Whatever.

Rolling Stone profiled MusiCares, an organization that provides financial and healthcare assistance to “music people in times of need.”

OUPblog shared a reading list for Black History Month.

Stream a new Budos band song.

HuffPost interviewed Well Read Black Girl's Glory Edim.

BrooklynVegan listed the best songs covered by Nirvana.

The Paris Review shared Lucy Ives' introduction to the new edition of Lynne Tillman's novel American Genius: A Comedy.

Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee covered Bob Dylan's "It Ain’t Me Babe."

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Lauren Wilkinson's novel American Spy.

The Quietus reconsidered Low's debut album, I Could Live in Hope, 25 years after its release.

The Ringer examined the life and musical legacy of Big Star's Alex Chilton.

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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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