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September 18, 2018

Shorties (The Most Important Books of the 2000s (So Far), Thoughts on the 30th Anniversary of Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden Album, and more)

Talk Talk

Vulture listed the most important books of the 2000s (so far).

Under the Radar, Stereogum, and PopMatters reconsidered Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden album on its 30th anniversary.

September's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Loving Day by Mat Johnson

The Quietus reconsidered the Fall's I Am Curious Oranj album o its 30th anniversary.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Lincoln Michel.

Stream a new Advance Base song.

Bookforum interviewed author Karl Ove Knausgard.

Paste profiled Kristine Leschper of the band Mothers.

“I think that’s what’s fun about making work, is for the listener or the reader to have some kind of active role in understanding it or dissecting it,” Leschper says. “I think that’s [what’s] really fun for me about reading poetry or listening to records. So I wanted to kind of create these layers folks could either spend time dissecting or not. It’s up to the listener entirely.”

Quarterly Conversation interviewed author Joshua Cohen.

Cat Power covered "Stay" by Rihanna and Mikky Ekko.

Vanity Fair recommended fall's best books.

Stream a new song by Massage.

Signature recommended the best books published in the 1970s.

Stream a new song by Men I Trust.

Granta shared a conversation between poets Danez Smith and Kaveh Akbar.

Stream a new Cloud Nothings 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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