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August 9, 2017

Shorties (An Excerpt from Ellen Ullman's New Memoir, Stream a Live Waxahatchee Set, and more)

The New Republic shared an excerpt from Ellen Ulman’s memoir Life in Code.

Waxahatchee visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Molly Patterson discussed her debut novel Rebellion with Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Stream a recent Car Seat Headrest performance at The Current.

JD DeHart interviewed author Warren Ellis.

R.I.P., Glen Campbell.

Deb Olin Unferth talked reading with The Story Prize blog.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Elise LeGrow.

The Paris Review interviewed author Ayobami Adebayo.

Stream Wilco's Newport Folk Festival set.

Rachel Khong talked to Bookforum about her novel Goodbye, Vitamin.

Pitchfork explained how the '70s dethroned the '60s as music's golden age.

Rion Amilcar Scott's short story collectionInsurrections has been awarded the 2017 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.

Stream a new song by the National.

Jonathan Dee talked to Signature about his new novel The Locals.

The Guardian listed 10 of the best Velvet Underground songs.

The Rumpus interviewed author Jenny Zhang.

Stream a new song by the Clientele.

Literary Hub profiled author Lindsay Hunter.

Frightened Rabbit covered Hector Nicol's "The Hearts Song."

Stream a new EMA song.

LIterary Hub shared an excerpt from Ryan Gattis's new novel Safe.

Stream a new song by FloristI think .

The New Yorker profiled author Ivan Vladislavic.

Stream a new song by Daughter.

eBooks on sale for $0.99 today:

Benazir Bhutto: Favored Daughter by Brooke Allen
J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist by Thomas Beller
The Lost Tribe of Coney Island by Claire Prentice
Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open by Phoebe Hoban
Men, Women & Children by Chad Kultgen

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt
The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
Girl Through Glass by Sari Wilson
The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer
Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Life Among Giants by Bill Roorbach
Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
The Small Backs of Children by Lidia Yuknavitch
A Small Revolution by Jimin Han
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison
You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
The Child in Time by Ian McEwan
The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Inferno by Eileen Myles
The Sunlit Room by Rebecca Dinerstein
Visible City by Tova Mirvis

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips
Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou
A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
Lightning People by Christopher Bollen
The River Why by David James Duncan
The Theoretical Foot by M. F. K. Fisher

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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