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September 25, 2017

Shorties (October's Best Books, The 20th Anniversary of Bjork's Homogenic Album, and more)

Signature recommended October's best new books.

Stereogum reconsidered Bjork's Homogenic album on its 20th anniversary.

Ms. Magazine recommended new fall books for feminists.

NYCTaper shared a recording of a recent Nicole Atkins performance.

Paste recommended graphic novels with soundtracks.

Stream a new song by Liv (Lykke Li's new band).

CBS News profiled author/bookseller Ann Patchett.

Amadou & Mariam visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Junkee shared a primer of the works of cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt.

Stream a new Kindling song.

Financial Times profiled Salman Rushdie.

Stream a new Cults song.

Boing Boing interviewed author William Gibson.

The Quietus recapped September's best cassette releases.

Signature recommended books about female leaders.

Stereogum recommended September's best jazz releases.

Book Riot recommended September's best small press books.

Melvins drummer Dave Crover's new single will be released on a cymbal.

Ariel Gore recommended magical feminist books to inspire resistance at Literary Hub.

The Guardian profiled Jennifer Egan.

KTEP interviewed author Quintan Ana Wikswo.

Depeche Mode covered David Bowie's "Heroes."

Luna Luna interviewed poet Valerie Hsuing.

Musical duo Balmorhea offered a track-by-track breakdown of their album Clear Language at Drowned in Sound.

The JDO Show interviewed author Bud Smith.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Bagombo Snuff Box by Kurt Vonnegut
The Constant Gardener by John le Carre
Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut
Devotion by Dani Shapiro
Georgia O'Keefe by Roxana Robinson
The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
The Last Gentleman by Walker Percy
Lean on Pete by Willy Vlautin
Loner by Teddy Wayne
My Name Is Leon by Kit de Waal
North Haven by Sarah Moriarty
Palm Sunday by Kurt Vonnegut
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
The Temple of Gold by William Goldman

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

Girl waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
The Narrow Door by Paul Lisicky
Native Believer by Ali Eteraz

eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:

All About Lulu by Jonathan Evison
Goddess of Buttercups & Daisies by Martin Millar
Memoirs of a Porcupine by Alain Mabanckou
My Happy Life by Lydia Millet
The Palace of Illusions by Kim Addonizio
They Live by Jonathan Lethem

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

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

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