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November 21, 2016

Shorties (New Feminist Classics You Should Read, Reconsidering Belle and Sebastian's If You’re Feeling Sinister, and more)

Literary Hub recommended new feminist classics to read.

Stereogum reconsidered Belle and Sebastian's If You’re Feeling Sinister, first released twenty years ago.

18 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Saturday (bringing the total number to 154), including authors' favorite books of the year (at the New Statesman), Popsugar's best books, Malty Mates' best whisky books, plus many more.

The Rumpus shared three Sherman Alexie short stories.

Stream Kate Bush's first interview in five years.

Broadly profiled author Brit Bennett.

NYCTaper shared a recent Hiss Golden Messenger performance.

Literary Hub interviewed author Steven Church.

Johnny Marr discussed his new memoir Set the Boy Free with Salon.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Marcy Dermansky.

The Independent profiled Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.

The New Yorker interviewed Robert Coover about his short story in this week's issue.

Singer-songwriter and poet Saul Williams discussed comics with Electric Literature.

The Guardian interviewed author Jarrett Kobek.

Stream a new Sylvan Esso song.

The Rumpus interviewed author Gonzalo Torné.

Alejandro Escovedo visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The New York Times profiled author Amos Oz.

Paste listed the best songs featured on The Simpsons.

Michael Chabon talked to Vulture and Weekend Edition about his new novel Moonglow.

R.I.P., Sharon Jones.

Moss interviewed author Amanda Coplin.

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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