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November 23, 2016

Shorties (Recommended Books by Indigenous Authors, The Best Holiday Songs of All Time, and more)

Literary Hub recommended books by indigenous authors.


Pitchfork listed the best holiday songs of all time.


26 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number to 234), including School Library Journal's best book lists, Glamour's best books, and Munchies' best cookbooks.


Author Anne Raeff interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Raeff's story collection The Jungle Around Us.

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The Rumpus interviewed author Dawn Tripp.


Author Meredith Alling interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.


VICE interviewed artist and former Crass member Gee Vaucher.


Literary Hub interviewed author Colson Whitehead.


Captain Sensible discussed his favorite albums with The Quietus.


ABC Online interviewed author Nadja Spiegelman.


Rolling Stone examined the evolution of writing video games.


Literary Hub recommended contemporary novels about the immigrant experience in America.


Stream the Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl covers compilation.


The A.V. Club reviewed the first issue of Roxane Gay's new comics series, Black Panther: World Of Wakanda.


NYCTaper shared a recent performance by MV & EE.


FourFourTwo continued its countdown of the 50 best soccer books ever,


Aquarium Drunkard interviewed mark Stewart of The Pop Group.


Harper's Bazaar recommended December's best new books.


Chrissy and Hawley covered Erasure's "A Little Respect."


The finalists for the 2016 Costa Book Award have been announced.


The A.V. Club shared R.E.M. playlists by Patterson Hood, Dave Eggers, and Tabitha Soren.


Michael Chabon shared his love for the works of Jorge Luis Borges at the Atlantic.

Paste and The Millions interviewed Chabon.


Stream a previously unreleased Prince song.


Flavorwire interviewed Derek Palacio about his debut novel The Mortifications.


Paste listed the best Dolly Parton songs.


Civil Coping Mechanisms interviewed author Henry Hoke.


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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