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May 22, 2019

Shorties (Jokha Alharthi Awarded the Man Booker International Prize, The Most Underrated Movies About Fictional Bands, and more)

Celestial Bodies

Jokha Alharthi has been awarded the 2019 Man Booker International prize for her novel Celestial Bodies.

Pitchfork recommended underrated movies about fictional bands.

May's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Other Side of the Sun by Madeline L'Engle
Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

While Mortals Sleep by Kurt Vonnegut

Paste recommended 's best Americana and country albums (so far).

Weyes Blood visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The Millions shared an excerpt from Ryan Chapman's debut novel, Riots I Have Known.

Stream a new song by Goon.

The Strategist recommended books about dealing with grief.

Stream two new Robyn Hitchcock songs.

Christian Kiefer discussed his new novel Phantoms with CarolineLeavittville.

Stream a new Russian Circles song.

Pigeon Pages and The Rumpus Book Club interviewed Michele Filgate about her anthology, What My Mother and I Don't Talk About.

Stream a new Ezra Furman song.

The Millions recommended essential books set in the middle of nowhere.

Stream a new song by Twen.

Ann Beattie offered book tour food tips at Literary Hub.

U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke shared a punk playlist at VICE.

Stream Richard Thompson's score for a new documentary.

Stream a new Jesca Hoop song.

Stream a new Girlpool video.

Stream the trailer for a new Leonard Cohen documentary.

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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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