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May 17, 2019

Shorties (Siri Hustvedt on Books and Reading, A New Book about Joy Division, and more)

Joy Division

Siri Hustvedt talked books and reading with the Guardian.


Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Jon Savages book, This searing light, the sun, and everything else: Joy Division: An Oral History.


May's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

The Great Santini by Pat Conroy
The White Album by Joan Didion


NYCTaper shared a recent performance by Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore.


Northwestern Now profiled author Rebecca Makkai.


Stream a new song by Hatchie.


Guy Gunaratne's debut novel, In Our Mad and Furious City, has been awarded the Dylan Thomas prize.


Stream a new song by Josephine Wiggs of the Breeders.


Bookworm interviewed poet Terrance Hayes.


Stream a new Bruce Springsteen song.


U.S. News and World Report examined Boston's acknowledgment of its literary history.


Carin Besser discussed co-writing lyrics or the National with The Creative Independent.


The Belfast Telegraph examined author Jean Rhys's songwriting past.


All Songs Considered recommended the week's best new albums.


BOMB interviewed author Peter Rock.


The Rumpus interviewed author Richard Chiem.


Literary Hub interviewed author Saskia Vogel.


Bandcamp Daily interviewed members of the band Team Dresch.


Guernica interviewed author Terese Svoboda.



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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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