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October 26, 2018

Shorties (A Profile of Well Read Black Girl's Glory Edim, A Profile of Julia Holter, and more)

Well Read Black Girl

The New York Times profiled Well Read Black Girl's Glory Edim.

The anthology she edited, Well Read Black Girl, is one of the year's most impressive and important books.

SPIN profiled singer-songwriter Julia Holter.

October's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Best of Us by Joyce Maynard
The Devil's Advocate by Taylor Caldwell
Shatterday by Harlan Ellison

Jim James played a Tiny Desk Concert.

The Washington Post recommended great horror fiction.

Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus played a solo acoustic set at Drowned in Sound.

Bookworm interviewed author Susan Orlean.

Vulture recommended fall books by and about women who rock.

The Creative Independent interviewed poet Andrew Weatherhead.

SPIN listed the best alternative rock songs of 1988.

Literary Hub listed the books that defined the 1990s.

Gorilla Vs. Bear shared a Halloween mix.

The Millions interviewed author Karl Ove Knausgard.

Turning the Tables profiled Tegan and Sara.

The winners of the 2018 Kirkus Prizes have been announced.

Stereogum previewed this year's holiday albums.

The Millions interviewed author David Shields.

Mountain Man visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Chelsey Johnson discussed her novel Stray City with Steph Burt at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Stream a new song by Grandaddy's Jason Lytle.

Autostraddle recommended mind-expanding books to read for LGBTQ history month.

The Quietus recapped October's heavy metal releases.

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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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