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March 14, 2019

Shorties (Ngugi Wa Thiong'o on His New Story Collection, Ryann Donnelly on Her Book About Music Videos and Culture, and more)

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o discussed his story collection, Minutes of Glory, with Morning Edition.

Ryann Donnelly discussed her book, Justify My Love: Sex, Subversion and Music Video, with Noisey.

March's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed guitarist Julian Lage.

Debutiful interviewed author T Kira Madden.

Stream a new Lydia Ainsworth song.

The New Statesman profiled author James Kelman.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Stella Donnelly.

The New York Times recommended books that expose college admissions mania.

Stream a new song by Mini Dresses.

Oprah Magazine recommended books that provocatively tackle climate change.

NPR Music is streaming American Football's self-titled album.

The Southwest Review interviewed author William Boyle.

PopMatters interviewed Drew Daniel of Matmos.

Catapult features new short fiction by Anne-Marie Kinney.

Stream a new song by Grimes.

Laurie Halse Anderson talked books and reading with the New York Times.

The Los Angeles Review of Books examined the male bias in music criticism.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Steve Anwyll.

The Quietus interviewed musician Charlotte Adigéry.

Bookworm interviewed author Marlon James.

Literary Hub recommended books you might have missed in February.

The Chicago Review of Books interviewed author Halle Butler.

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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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