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August 10, 2017

Shorties (Claire Messud Profiled, Stream the New Rainer Maria Album, and more)

The New York Times profiled author Claire Messud.

NPR Music is streaming Rainer Maria's self-titled album.

Men's Journal listed August's best books.

Bruce Springsteen is coming to Broadway.

Bookworm interviewed actor and author Wallace Shawn.

Stream a new JD McPherson song.

Remezcla recommended books on immigration, youth, and Latinx identity.

The Brunswick News profiled Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers.

The New York Daily News recommended books about books.

Stream a new Tori Amos song.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Chris Kraus.

SPIN interviewed Ed Droste and Daniel Rossen of Grizzly Bear.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Jarett Kobek.

NPR Music is streaming the Accidentals' new album Odyssey.

The Guardian profiled author Zinzi Clemmons.

SF Weekly profiled the surf rock band The She's.

Signature interviewed author Teju Cole.

NPR Music is streaming Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer's new album Not Dark Yet.

Granta shared a conversation between authors Sarah Hall and Tessa Hadley.

Stream a new Alice Glass song.

The Nation explored the fiction of Deborah Levy.

Songhoy Blues visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Fiona Helmsley.

The War on Drugs covered Warren Zevon's "Accidentally Like a Martyr."

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Jessie Chaffee.

Stream a new Maneka song.

The New York Times profiled author Rebecca Solnit.

Stream a new Mogwai song.

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