Shorties (Science Fiction and Fantasy Retellings of Classic Stories, New Music from Young Galaxy’s Catherine McCandless, and more)

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The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle listed retellings of classic stories by science fiction and fantasy authors.

Stream a new song by Young Galaxy’s Catherine McCandless.

February’s best eBook deals.

The Ringer profiled They Might Be Giants.

Gish Jen talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream a new song by Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien.

ScreenRant recommended comic book adaptations of canceled television shows.

All Things Considered interviewed Dan Deacon.

Canadian independent booksellers recommended 2020 books at Rabble.

Stream a new Store Front song.

Book Riot recommended feminist books.

Aquarium Drunkard profiled composer Yann Tiersen.

The Millions recommended February’s best books.

Stream a new song by Horseneck.

Shondaland listed must-read books for Black History Month.

Stream a new song by Wasted Shirt (Ty Segall and Lightning Bolt’s Brian Chippendale).

Entertainment Weekly recommended February’s best comics.

Stream a new song by Cabane.

The New York Times shared Claire Vaye Watkins’ introduction to the new edition of Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening.

Stream a new song by Christian Lee Hutson.

Bookworm interviewed poet Fanny Howe.

Full Stop and the OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Amina Cain.

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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