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October 29, 2018

Shorties (The Books That Defined the 2000s, An Excerpt from the New Beastie Boys Book, and more)

Beastie Boys Book

Literary Hub listed books that defined the 2000s.

The Guardian shared an excerpt from the new Beastie Boys Book.

Mike D and Ad-Rock discussed the book with Morning Edition.

Largehearted Boy's aggregation of 2018 "best books of 2018" lists has begun! 60 lists are currently featured, with a couple thousand more to come.

William Boyle reviewed Cat Power's new album, Wanderer, at the Oxford American.

October's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre

The A.V. Club and Cincinnati CityBeat shared playlists of songs for Halloween.

The Adroit Journal interviewed author Eleanor Kriseman.

Stream a new song by Beirut.

The New York Times profiled author Anne Lamott.

Rolling Stone profiled the band Metric.

Kathy Wang recommended books about family money at Electric Literature.

Graham Coxon visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Alice Bolin.

Stereogum profiled singer-songwriter Miya Folick.

Signature recommended classic novels that are ripe to be retold.

Stream a new song by Pronoun.

Stream a new song by Devouring Mothers.

Literary Hub features a new essay by Laird Hunt.

Stream a new song by the Faint.

BookMarks recommended literary horror in translation.

Stereogum recapped October's best jazz releases.

Five Books interviewed author Olivia Laing.

The Creative Independent interviewed singer-songwriter Neneh Cherry.

Electric Literature interviewed author Keith Gessen.

The Quietus reconsidered David Bowie's Buddha of Suburbia soundtrack 25 years after its release.

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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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