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November 2, 2018

Shorties (A Reader's Guide to Haruki Murakami, LCD Soundsystem Covered Heaven 17, and more)

Haruki Murakami

Signature shared a reader's guide to the works of Haruki Murakami.

LCD Soundsystem covered Heaven 17's (We Don't Need This) Groove Thang."

27 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total to 87), including Goodreads' books of the year lists, Reader's Digest's best audiobooks, and The Week UK's best cookbooks.

Noisey shared a guide to getting into the music of Brian Eno.

November's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

The Secret Piano by Zhu Xiao-Mei

eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:

How To Cook Everything by Mark Bittman
How To Cook Everything: The Basics by Mark Bittman
How To Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for the Best Baking by Mark Bittman
How To Cook Everything Fast by Mark Bittman
How To Cook Everything: Vegetarian by Mark Bittman
How To Grill Everything by Mark Bittman

The Los Angeles Times interviewed composer Steve Reich.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn, NYLON, and TIME previewed November's best books.

Mountain Man visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance,

Shelley Jackson talked to Shondaland about her new novel, Riddance.

Paste recapped October's best songs.

Granta interviewed author Akwaeke Emezi.

Stream a new Sneaks song.

Jonathan Lethem shared the literary inspirations behind his new novel, The Feral Detective, at Vulture.

Stream a new song by Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore.

Michael Caine discussed his memoir, Blowing the Bloody Doors Off, with All Things Considered.

Stream a new Dehd song.

Bookworm interviewed author Ben Fountain.

Stream a new Guided By Voices song.

Eve L. Ewing recommended essential Chicago books at Publishers Weekly.

Stream a new song by Stars.

Anita Felicelli talked to The Rumpus about her short story collection, Love Songs for a Lost Continent.

BrooklynVegan shared a playlist of October's best song.

Kathryn Harrison talked writing with Signature.

The Quietus recapped October's best new music.

Vanity Fair recommended the best new art books.

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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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