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August 16, 2018

Shorties (The 100 Best Horror Books and Stories, R.I.P Aretha Franklin, and more)

Aretha Franklin

NPR Books recommended the 100 best horror books and stories.

R.I.P., Aretha Franklin.

Paste listed Franklin's best songs.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges

Guitarist Gwenifer Raymond shared a mixtape at Aquarium Drunkard.

Electric Literature interviewed author Nick Mamatas.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Interpol's Paul Banks.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Olga Tokarczuk's novel, Flights.

Stream a new Kurt Vile song.

The Oxford American features a new essay by Leesa Cross-Smith.

Stream a new Mudhoney song.

Ms. Magazine recommended feminist fiction for the end of summer.

Stream a new song by Low.

Cartoonist Kate Gavino discussed her graphic novel Sanpaku with Paste.

Stream a new Joyce Manor song.

Nico Walker discussed his debut novel Cherry with All Things Considered.

BrooklynVegan previewed fall's best albums.

Bookworm interviewed author B. Catling.

Courtney Barnett interviewed Elyse Weinberg's "Houses."

Entropy interviewed poet Natalie Eilbert.

Stream a new Spirit of the Beehive song.

Lily Allen's memoir My Thoughts Exactly will be published in the US in December.

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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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