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October 28, 2022

Shorties (Emma Bolden Interviewed, Girlpuppy's Becca Harvey Profiled, and more)

The Tiger and the Cage by Emma Bolden

Emma Bolden discussed her memoir with Electric Literature.

I tend to write about something in poetry before I can do it in prose. Especially if the material is really intense, it’s almost like it’s radioactive. And poetry gives me the gloves that I need to handle the radioactive material.

MTV profiled Girlpuppy's Becca Harvey.

11 year-end lists were added to the Largehearted Boy list of "best books of 2022" lists Sunday (bringing the total to 109), including several Publishers Weekly lists, Waterstones' best history books, and more.

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1984 by George Orwell

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The Brave New World Collection: Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley

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The Neapolitan Novels Boxed Set by Elena Ferrante

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Margo Price covered Sleater-Kinney's "Turn It On."

BuzzFeed recommended chronic illness and disability memoir.

Tana Douglas, author of Loud: A Life in Rock ‘n’ Roll by the World’s First Female Roadie, recommended books by music industry insiders.

Jacobin remembered author Mike Davis.

His talent for suddenly zooming in from the panoramic to the minutely particular, in forcing himself to look at the very worst of the “bad new things” without abandoning the search for the seeds of positive, socialist change; the darkness of his humor; the breadth of his reading; the crackling, jargon-free but dense and forceful momentum of his prose — in all of these he was without rival.

Say Sue Me covered Pavement's "Elevate Me Later."

Lyndall Gordon recommended books about secret love at the Wall Street Journal.

Pitchfork listed the best indie pop albums of the 1990s.

The New York Times recommended November's best books.

Stream a new song by Nakhane and Perfume Genius.

Karl Ove Knausgaard shared a manifesto on the art of fiction at the New Statesman.

Shondaland shared a comprehensive guide to Prince on the anniversary of his 1999 album.

Kevin Wilson talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Stream a new song by Sneaks.

Malaka Gharib recommended books about identity and belonging by Arab women at Electric Literature.

Jeanna Kadlec talked to Debutiful and Shondaland about her memoir, Heretic.

Aquarium Drunkard shared a "Explorations in German Jazz-Rock, 1970-1980" playlist.

The Maris Review interviewed author Lydia Millet.

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

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