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April 17, 2017

Shorties (Lidia Yuknavitch's Favorite Books, Stream Thousands of Songs from Haruki Murakami's Record Collection, and more)

Lidia Yuknavitch discussed her favorite books at The Week.

Weekend Edition interviewed Yuknavitch.

Stream a 3,350-song playlist from the record collection of author Haruki Murakami.

eBooks on sale for $1.50 today:

After Disasters by Viet Dinh
The Architecture of the Arkansas Ozarks by Donald Harington
We're All Damaged by Matthew Norman

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton
Georgia O'Keefe: A Life by Roxana Robinson
Henry and June by Anais Nin
I'm Just a Person by Tig Notaro

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Familiar by J. Robert Lennon
Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
On Immunity by Eula Biss
Pieces for the Left Hand by J. Robert Lennon

Warren Ellis talked comics with the Guardian.

Stream a new Black Lips song.

The Los Angeles Times interviewed author Adam Haslett.

Rolling Stone profiled The Damned.

The Rumpus interviewed Kristen Radtke about her graphic memoir Imagine Wanting Only This.

Stream a new Adult Mom track.

Lambda Literary interviewed author Rahul Mehta.

November is International Guitar Month.

Electric Literature listed the best resurrections in literature.

Stream a new Glen Hansard song.

Men in Blazers interviewed author Irvine Welsh.

NYCTaper shared a recording of a recent Son Volt show.

Journalist Christiane Amanpour discussed her favorite books at the New York Times.

Stream a new Julianna Barwick song.

VN Express recommended books by Vietnamese authors.

Men's Journal interviewed singer-songwriter Craig Finn.

Stream a new Iggy Pop song.

Inverse interviewed author Charlie Jane Anders.

Michael Nesmith talked to Weekend Edition about his new book Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff.

Poets & Writers interviewed literary critic Parul Sehgal.

John Waters talked to Weekend Edition about his new book Make Trouble.

BOMB shared an excerpt from Mathias Enard's novel Compass.

The Kinks' Dave Davies discussed his favorite books with the Daily Express.

PEN interviewed author Idra Novey.

Weekend Edition profiled singer-songwriter Lizzie No.

Poets & Writers interviewed author Samrat Upadhyay.

Drowned in Sound reconsidered The Velvet Underground and Nico's self-titled album.

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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
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)
weekly music release lists