Shorties (Remembering Gertrude Stein, A Guide to 2021’s Music Festivals, and more)

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BBC Culture reconsidered Getrude Stein’s book The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas on the 75th anniversary of her death.

Deutsche Welle also remembered Stein.

Pitchfork shared a guide to 2021 music festivals.

July’s best eBook deals.

Today’s best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Don’t Panic by Neil Gaiman
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

Diet Cig covered Metallica’s “The Unforgiven.”

The Oxford American shared new poetry by Carl Phillips.

Stream a new Buffalo Daughter song.

Code Switch recommended books “that take a look at what it means to be free.”

Patterson Hood remembered Vic Chesnutt at the Oxford American.

The A.V. Club and Kirkus previewed August’s best books.

Loma covered Dinner’s “Going Out.”

The 2021 Booker Prize longlist has been announced.

Garth Greenwell’s debut novel What Belongs to You is being adapted into an opera.

Bustle recommended the week’s best new books.

Meg Tilly talked thriller writing with The History of Literature.

Electric Literature shared a story from Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s collection The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You.

Literary Hub shared a conversation between authors Kiese Laymon and Robert Jones, Jr.

Tessa Hadley talked to the New Yorker about her story in this week’s issue.

Alix Ohlin recommended short stories about people who want what they can’t have at Electric Literature.

The Rumpus interviewed author Elle Nash.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Melissa Wiley.

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