Shorties (Recommended Novels and Memoirs from Female Muslim Authors, New Music from Mirah, and more)

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Signature recommended novels and memoirs written by female Muslim authors.


Stream a new Mirah song.


Maria Dahvana Headley dicussed her new novel The Mere Wife with Publishers Weekly.


Paste listed the best albums of 2018 (so far).


The Times Literary Supplement interviewed author Tayari Jones.


David Simon remembered Anthony Bourdain.


Lydia Millet discussed her new story collection Fight No More with All Things Considered.


Stream a new children’s song by Best Coast.


The Irish Times recommended soccer books.


PopMatters profiled electronic composer Jon Hopkins.


Cosmopolitan recommended summer reading.


Stream three new songs by Low.


NYLON listed the best books of the year so far.


Pure Bathing Culture covered the Blue Niles’ “Saturday Night.”


Nick Drnaso talked about his new graphic novel Sabrina with the Daily Herald.


Stream a new Interpol song.


The Guardian recommended lost classics written by women.


Stream a new Cumulus song.


Joseph O’Neill talked writing with Literary Hub.


Stream a new Let’s Eat Grandma song.


The Rumpus interviewed author Chris Kraus.


Stream a new Thin Lips song.


The Millions interviewed author Lillian Li.


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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