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November 30, 2016

Shorties (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Fashion and Feminism, Stream Best Coast's Holiday Song, and more)

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talked fashion and feminism with the New York Times.

Stream Best Coast's new holiday song.

18 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Saturday (bringing the total number to 314), including the Washington Post's best cookbooks, the Guardian's best paperbacks, and the Telegraph's best crime fiction.

Stream a new Besnard Lakes song.

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

Gorilla Vs Bear shared a mix of November's best songs.

Brooklyn Magazine and the Chicago Review of Books interviewed Jason Diamond about his memoir Searching for John Hughes.

Diamond also shared a literary mixtape at Electric Literature and examines the literature of the north Chicago suburbs at The Millions.

Margo Price stopped by World Cafe's Nashville Sessions for a live performance and interview.

The Rumpus interviewed poet Gregory Pardlo.

NY1 interviewed Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of the Hold Steady.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Steven Church's essay collection One with the Tiger.

Stream a new Allo Darlin' song.

Signature recommended the best books about Hawaii.

PopMatters interviewed Mike Mills of R.E.M.

Tobias Carroll wrote about meals found in literature.

Thump shared a brief history of masked DJs.

Download the XO for the Holidays Vol. IX compilation.

Paste listed the best new novels translated into English.

Woodsy Pride has released a holiday EP.

Read a new story by Shelly Oria and Alice Sola Kim.

CLRVYNT interviewed Hamilton Leithauser of the Walkmen.

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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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