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Book reviews and concert previews brought to you by Betsy Burton, co-owner of The King's English Bookshop, and Austen Diamond, producer of 13% Salt. Books & Beats airs Saturdays at 7:35 a.m. and 9:35 a.m. during NPR's Weekend Edition.

Books & Beats: October 15, 2016

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Grouplove performs at The Complex on Monday, October 17.

Hag-Seed (Hogarth) is Margaret Atwood’s retelling of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.  Betsy Burton says this is a “novel of revenge unlike any you’ve ever encountered.”

Then, Austen Diamond clarifies what “indie” music actually is.  His concert picks this week include Grouplove.  They’ll be at The Complex on Monday, October 17th.

Then, Deerhunter plays at The Urban Lounge on Monday, October 17th.

of Montreal brings almost two decades of music to The Urban Lounge on Tuesday, October 18th.

Music heard on this Books & Beats:

1: “Welcome to Your Life” by Grouplove

2: “Snakeskin” by Deerhunter

3: “it’s different for girls” by of Montreal 

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