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November 16, 2017

Shorties (A List of Dystopian Novels by Women for Women, The National's Cover of Cat Power's "Maybe Not," and more)

Literary Hub recommended dystopian novels by and about women.

The National covered Cat Power's "Maybe Not."

26 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists today (bringing the total to 181) , including the Washington Post's best book lists, School Library Journal's best children's book lists, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's best cookbooks.

Longreads features a new essay by Aaron Gilbreath on music and addiction.

eBooks on sale in November.

Secret Shine broke down their new album track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

The New Yorker has a new Victor LaValle essay.

Stream a new song by The Oh Hellos.

The 2017 National Book Award winners have been announced.

PopMatters interviewed Mac Quale, who scores the television series Mr. Robot.

Manuel Gonzales, Diane Cook, Rachel Khong, and Maggie Shipstead shared dark short stories at BuzzFeed.

Harper's Bazaar listed the year's best new Christmas song.

Bookworm interviewed author Mark Danielewski.

Stream a new Loma song.

Happy birthday, Chinua Achebe.

Rolling Stone profiled My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields.

Signature recommended books on Myanmar.

Stream a new Palehound song.

Marilynne Robinson reflected on Trump's first year in office at the New York Review of Books.

Rolling Stone listed the top 50 pop punk albums of all time.

Margaret Atwood interviewed Louise Erdrich at Elle.

Stream a new Hovvdy song.

Ivy Pochoda talked to BookPage about her novel Wonder Valley.

Stream a new Anna Burch song.

Book Riot recommended great Asian Canadian and Asian American YA books.

Stream a new Hater song.

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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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