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February 27, 2019

Shorties (N. K. Jemisin's Foreword to the New Edition of Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower, A Guide to the Music of Harry Nilsson, and more)

Parable of the Sower

Entertainment Weekly shared N.K. Jemisin's foreword to the new edition of Octavia Butler's novel Parable of the Sower.

Noisey shared a guide to the music of Harry Nilsson.

February's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Insomnia by Marina Benjamin
The Secret Pilgrim by John Le Carre

Stream a new song by Big Thief.

Boris Fishman discussed his memoir Savage Feast with Morning Edition.

Stream a new song by Hatchie.

Vulture recommended new paperbacks.

Paste profiled Amen Dunes' Damon McMahon.

Entropy interviewed author Anita Felicelli.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed musician Rebecca Gates.

Hala Alyan discussed her poetry collection, The Twenty-Ninth Year, with the Rumpus Poetry Book Club.

The Quietus remembered Mark Hollis of Talk Talk.

The Millions recommended ten essential tales of terror by women.

Joseph Scapellato recommended works of literary noir at Electric Literature.

The New York Times recommended books about Mexican cinema.

The Quietus interviewed Pulled By Magnets' Seb Rochford.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Geoff Dyer's book Broadsword Calling Danny Boy.

Steve Earle covered Guy Clark's "The Randall Knife."

Current Affairs profiled playwright Ishmael Reed.

Stream a new Wand song.

Juked shared an excerpt from one of my favorite novels of the year, David Nutt's The Great American Suction.

Stream a new Foals song.

Carrie Gibson discussed her book, El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America, with Jezebel.

Stream a new Emily Reo song.

The Guardian shared an excerpt from Mira Jacob's memoir, Good Talk.

Stream a new song by Ex Hex.

The 2018 Believer Book Awards have been announced.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy contributor Rita Bullwinkel.

Mountain Man covered John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads."

Fiction Writers Review interviewed author Helen Oyeyemi.

Stream a new song by the Drums.

Frederic Tuten recommended memoirs at BookMarks.

Noisey shared an oral history of Sebadoh's The Sebadoh album twenty 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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