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September 10, 2018

Shorties (To KIll a Mockingbird: The Graphic Novel, New Music from Okkervil River, and more)

To Kill a Mockingbird

The Telegraph reported that Harper Lee's classic To Kill a Mockingbird has been adapted into a graphic novel.

Stream two new Okkervil River songs.

September's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: Complete Short Stories by Margaret Drabble

Noisey shared a guide to get into Steve Albini. recommended forgotten great science fiction writers.

Drowned in Sound interviewed electronic folk artist Maarja Nuut.

Author Olivia Laing discussed her favorite books at The Week.

Stream a new song by Elvis Costello.

Diana Evans talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel Ordinary People.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Porochista Khakpour discussed her memoir Sick with the Los Angeles Review of Books podcast.

TOBACCO covered Eric Carmen's "Hungry Eyes."

The Guardian recommended the best books about history's forgotten women.

Rolling Stone and Stereogum reconsidered Hole's Celebrity Skin album on its 20th anniversary.

The Frisky recommended books every woman should read.

Stream a recent Neko Case live performance.

Book Riot recommended engaging novels about World Ear II.

Stereogum reconsidered Belle and Sebastian's The Boy with the Arab Strap album on its 20th anniversary.

The New Yorker features new Tessa Hadley short fiction.

Rolling Stone interviewed Paul Banks of Interpol.

Melanie Hobsin recommended novels where houses have a life of their own at Literary Hub.

Stream a new Kurt Vile song.

Literary Hub interviewed author Amanda Stern.

Paste listed the saddest songs of the 20th century (so far).

Publishers Weekly profiled Restless Books.

Paste interviewed Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard.

FSG Work in Progress interviewed author Rachel Cusk.

Stream a new How To Dress Well 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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