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November 6, 2017

Shorties (Emily Wilson on Her Translation of The Odyssey, A Reconsideration of Never Mind The Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols on Its 40th Anniversary, and more)

The New York Times Magazine profiled Emily Wilson, whose translation of The Odyssey is the first by a woman.

The Quietus reconsidered Never Mind The Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols forty years after its release.

WWNO interviewed authors Eileen Myles and Simeon Marsalis.

Pinegrove visited The Current for an interview and live performance.

The Rush interviewed author Wendy C. Ortiz.

Wilco shared a previously unreleased song.

Taste shared a new Lincoln Michel short story.

Paste previewed November's best new albums.

Hazlitt features a new essay by Sarah Gerard.

Stream a new Neil Young song.

Celeste Ng talked to the Guardian about her novel Little Fires Everywhere.

The A.V. Club recommended the week's best new music.

Musicians, writers, and other celebrities discussed the appeal of graphic novels with the Guardian.

Stream a new Os Mutantes song.

Signature recommended books by John Banville.

Kevin Drew talked to PopMatters about the latest Broken Social Scene album Hug of Thunder.

Book Riot recommended Argentinian speculative fiction.

Stream a new song by Sunwatchers.

The Millions listed November's must-read poetry collections.

The Guardian looked back on the genius of Thelonious Monk.

Authors recommended books to Donald Trump at Literary Hub.

NPR Music reconsidered Cat Power's Moon Pix album.

R.I.P., author Nancy Friday.

Peter Buck talked to Salon about the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People album.

The 2017 Kirkus Prize winners have been announced.

Stereogum reconsidered Burial's Untrue album on its 10th anniversary.

Richard Flanagan talked to the Guardian about his new novel First Person.

Drummer Patty Schemel talked to The Creative Independent about her memoir Hit So Hard.

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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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