May 28, 2020
MLB.com staff listed their favorite baseball books.
“I think there’s more humor in my music than people hear,” she says. “I have never wanted to be a character, and I have never wanted to hide stuff about myself. I want to normalize personhood. Songs are like therapy to me: I’m just like a normal person, going to therapy.”
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Noisey examined coronavirus's effects on record labels.
The New Criterion shared a 1983 Walker Percy essay on Herman Melville and loneliness in American literature.
The Christian Science Monitor recommended May's best books.
Yo La Tengo shared a remastered version of its "Tom Courtenay" video.
Paste listed the best punk albums of 2020 (so far).
The Pacific Northwest Inlander interviewed Mike Hadreas of Perfume Genius.
Real Estate covered Goo Goo Dolls' "Name."
The 2020 James Beard Media Awards have been announced.
Stream a new Shirley Collins song.
Read an excerpt from the book.
Stream a new Widowspeak song.
Tor.com shared the third chapter of Charlie Anders' serialized book, Never Say You Can't Survive.
Autostraddle recommended summer's best queer and feminist books.
The Millions interviewed author Samanta Schweblin.
Literary Hub interviewed Noam Chomsky.
Author and activist Larry Kramer has passed away.
The New York Times recommended June's best new books.
Cartoonist Jules Feiffer talked books and reading with the New York Times.
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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)
Flash Dancers (authors pair original flash fiction with a song
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists