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November 15, 2016

Shorties (Marina Abramovic on Her New Memoir, An Excerpt from Laura Jane Grace's Memoir, and more)

Artist Marina Abramovic discussed her new memoir Walk Through Walls with VICE.

VICE shared an excerpt from Laura Jane Grace's memoir Tranny.

27 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number to 116), including Kirkus Reviews' fiction lists, PopSugar's best YA books, and many more.

The Times Literary Supplement interviewed author and translator Lydia Davis.

Alla-Las shared a documentary short about their tour.

Hazlitt interviewed author Elena Ferrante.

Rough Trade listed its top albums of 2016.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Roger Lewinter’s novel, The Attraction of Things .

Stream a new song by The Necks.

Signature recommended books by and about Leonard Cohen.

Car Seat Headrest covered Leonard Cohen's "Field Commander Cohen."

The Los Angeles Review of Books hosted a discussion between poets Nikky Finny and Donika Kelly.

Stream Aloha's cover of Beach Slang's "Too Late To Die Young."

Signature interviewed author Amor Towles.

Stream a new Jonathan Richman song.

The Paris Review interviewed author Ge Fei.

NYCTaper has made a recent Lambchop show available to stream or download.

Signature recommended books by Zadie Smith.

Rolling Stone profiled singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless.

The New York Times reviewed Michael Chabon's new novel Moonglow.

The A.V. Club reconsidered Big Star's 3rd album.

The Guardian listed the best online book clubs.

Stream William Elliott Whitmore's cover of Esme Patterson's "Elysium."

Bernie Sanders discussed his new book Our Revolution with All Things Considered.

Band of Horses visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Pitchfork reconsidered the Minutemen's Double Nickels on the Dime album.

CCM interviewed author Sean H. Doyle.

The Creative Independent interviewed Laurie Anderson.

The National Book Foundation interviewed author Karan Mahajan.

Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

An Atlas of Impossible Longing by Anuradha Roy
And After the Fire by Lauren Belfer
Black Sun by Edward Abbey
Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry
Collected Stories by Frank O'Connor
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s by Peter Doggett
The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue
The Sisters Brothers by Patric deWitt
Speak by Louisa Hall
The Trouble with Lexie by Jessica Anya Blau

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster
Dirty Blvd.: The Life and Music of Lou Reed by Aidan Levy
Gone With the Mind by Mark Leyner
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Hidden Letters of Velta B. by Gina Ochsner
The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
We Are Water by Wally lamb

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

Call Me by Your Name by Andre Aciman
The Color Purple Collection: The Color Purple, The Temple of My Familiar, and Possessing the Secret of Joy by Alice Walker

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

List of Online "Best Books of 2016" Lists

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

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