Shorties (An Excerpt from Saeed Jones' Memoir, Stream a David Berman Tribute Album, and more)

How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Saeed Jones' memoir How We Fight for Our Lives.

Stream Approaching Perfection, a tribute album of David Berman songs, featuring contributions from Dean Wareham, Diane Cluck, and others.

October's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

A Devil in Paradise by Henry Miller
Seventh Heaven by Alice Hoffman

Sharon Van Etten played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Rachel Maddow talked to All Things Considered about her book, Blowout.

San Fermin covered Carly Rae Jepsen's "Run Away with Me."

Booker Prize-winning authors shared tips on writing a prize-winning books at the Guardian.

Stream a new Michael Stipe song.

Tim O'Brien recommended his favorite books at The Week.

Stream a new Kim Gordon song.

NerdMuch? listed the best horror books of all time.

Gorilla Vs.Bear shared a playlist of the best songs of the decade.

The Millions interviewed author John Domini.

American Songwriter counted down Bob Dylan songs.

The New Yorker profiled author Edna O'Brien.

NYCTaper shared a recently recorded Ty Segall performance.

The Observer reviewed Jesse Ball's new novel, The Dives' Game.

Ball richly imagines a society where empathy is eroded at every level – a condemnation of the by-design inequalities of wealth, justice, freedom and opportunity that underpin western societies.

Stream a new song by Girl Ray.

The New York Post recommended the week's best books.

Stream a new Anna Meredith song.

recommended October's must-read books.

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy played guest DJ at All Songs Considered.

Joyce Carol Oates talked to the New Yorker about her story in this week's issue.

Pitchfork listed the top 200 songs of the 2010s.

Literary Hub interviewed author and comedian Josh Gondelman.

Book Riot recommended entry points into the books of Harvey Pekar.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Chuck Greaves.

Literary Hub listed September books you may have missed.

Literary Hub shared a conversation between authors Crystal Hana Kim and Laura van den Berg.

A JD Salinger exhibition is coming to the New York Public Library.

Literary Hub listed the best short story collections of the decade. recommended fall's best books by women.

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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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