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November 9, 2016

Shorties (Recommended Literary Comics, Rogue Wave Covered Guided By Voices, and more)

Literary Hub recommended literary comics.

Stream Rogue Wave's Guided By Voices cover, "Vote for Me Dummy."

Last week I started my annual aggregation of online "best books of 2016" Lists at Largehearted Boy.

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

Stream a recording of the opera adapted from Stephen King's The Shining.

The Wall Street Journal recommended books for your inner geek.

Tom Krell of How To Dress Well discussed his favorite albums with The Quietus.

Electric Literature interviewed author Kelly Luce.

Stream a new Tobin Sprout song.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Arthur and Barbara Gelb’s book By Women Possessed: A Life of Eugene O'Neill.

Stream a new Lee Ranaldo

The Rumpus interviewed author Wendy C. Ortiz.

The Stray Birds visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The JDO Show interviewed author Juliet Escoria.

The Independent shared a playlist to soundtrack doomsday.

Fanzine interviewed author Vi Khi Nao.

The Columbia Free Times profiled Mountain Goats bassist Peter Hughes.

Page Turner interviewed author Mohsin Hamid about his story in this week's issue.

Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupois discussed her new band, Sad13, with PopMatters and Bandcamp.

Vulture recommended long books.

Dave Eggers shared a playlist of anti-Trump songs at Salon.

The Verge recommended provocative political novels.

Paste and Rolling Stone interviewed Kim Gordon and Bill Nace about their band Body/Head.

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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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