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Shorties (Barbara Kingsolver Awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction, Jay Farrar on Son Volt’s Doug Sahm Tribute Album, and more)

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Barbara Kingsolver has been awarded the Women’s prize for fiction for her novel Demon Copperhead.


Jay Farrar talked to Paste about Son Volt’s new Doug Sahm tribute album, Day of the Doug.


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Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

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Lectures on Don Quixote by Vladimir Nabokov

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The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R. Delany

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Una Mannion recommended books about missing persons at the Guardian.


Stream a new song by Slaughter Beach, Dog that features Erin Rae.


Kirkus interviewed author Amelia Possanza.


The Creative Independent interviewed Perfume Genius’s Mike Hadreas.


Katherine Lin recommended books about friendships in your 20s at Electric Literature.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Lin’s debut novel You Can’t Stay Here Forever.


Daniel Rossen covered Townes Van Zandt’s “Kathleen.”


Santi Elijah Holley discussed his new book An Amerikan Family: The Shakurs and the Nation They Created with Fresh Air and Keen On.


Stream a new song by Spencer Zahn.


Stream a new song by Girl Scout.


Six Organs Of Admittance’s Ben Chasny discussed his favorite albums at The Quietus.


Aquarium Drunkard interviewed the Bush Tetras’ Alice Sley.


Stream a new song by Field Music’s Peter Brewis.


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