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September 3, 2020

Shorties (Eula Biss on Her New Book, The Best Covers of Leonard Cohen Songs, and more)

Having and Being Had by Eula Biss

Eula Biss discussed her new book Having and Being Had with The Cut.

Cover Me shared the best covers of Leonard Cohen songs.

September's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux
The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright
The Man in the Wooden Hat by Jane Gardam
The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson
West with the Night by Beryl Markham

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

Paste previewed September's best albums.

BuzzFeed recommended books out in paperback this month.

Angel Olsen shared her pandemic routine with The Cut.

Daniel Nayeri discussed his novel Everything Sad Is Untrue with All Things Considered.

The Cut previewed fall's best albums.

Here and Now interviewed Margaret Atwood.

InsideHook examined the trend of '90s indie rockers becoming film composers.

HelloGiggles recommended September's best books.

Bandcamp Daily listed an "alternate universe" list of Pavement's greatest hits.

People recommended fall's best books.

Stream a new Osees song.

The New York Times shared a beginner's guide to Elena Ferrante.

Stream a new song by Thurston Moore.

Yeong-shin Ma discussed his graphic novel Moms with the Guardian.

“People often want to publish their autobiographies, out of a desire for their stories to be heard and understood,” Ma writes, in a touching endnote to the comic. “In that regard, I wonder if this is my first act of devotion to my mom, if, perhaps for the very first time in my life, I’m being a good son.” Would he work with his mother again, though? “Even now, my mother sometimes texts me things about her boyfriend or what happened at work,” he says. “One day, I plan to write a story about her later years.”

Stream a new song y Bodywash.

Elle shared a conversation between authors Mieko Kawakami and Kali Fajardo Anstine.

Wilco is releasing a 5-LP, 4-CD expanded reissue of the band's Summerteeth album.

Entropy interviewed author K-Ming Chang.

Stream a new tiger lili song.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Katherine Vaz.

The Creative Independent interviewed musician and composer Owen Pallett.

The New York Times recommended fall's best comics.

The Dirty Projectors shared two cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.

Sarah Mirkdiscussed her graphic novel Guantanamo Voices with Portland Monthly.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed H.C. McEntire, formerly pf the band Mount Moriah.

Elissa Gabbert discussed her new essay collection The Unreality of Memory with Electric Literature.

The Rumpus interviewed author Frances Cha.

J David Osborne and Kris Saknussem discused all things Oklahoma on their No Show podcast.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Hari Kunzru's new novel Red Pill.

Electric Literature recommended radical bookstores.

The Maris Review interviewed author Natasha Trethewey.

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