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November 21, 2019

Shorties (The National Book Award Winners, Janet Weiss on Leaving Sleater-Kinney, and more)

Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

The 2019 National Book Award winners have been announced.

Janet Weiss discussed leaving Sleater-Kinney in an interview with the podcast The Trap Set With Joe Wong.

November's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $3.99:

Black Deutschland by Daryl Pinckney
A Prayer for the Dying by Stewart O'Nan

Largehearted Boy's list of "best books of 2019" lists has collected 309 year-end lists so far.

Noisey listed the best albums of the 2010s.

Michael Chabon on Ursula K. Le Guin.

Stream a new Drive-By Truckers song.

Entertainment Weekly listed the best comics of the decade.

Stream a new Courtney Love song.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream a new Braids song.

Jenny Offil discussed her favorite books of the decade at The A.V. Club.

Stream a new JDFR song.

The New York Times profiled author Kevin Wilson.

The Sean Carroll's Mindscape podcast interviewed Grimes.

Gothamist interviewed author Samuel R. Delany.

Share a new Weaves song.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Leland Cheuk.

Cheuk recommended standup comedy memoirs at Electric Literature.

The Quietus interviewed Kim Gordon about her new album.

Longreads interviewed author Nina MacLaughlin.

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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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