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December 3, 2015

Shorties (An Interview with Gloria Steinem, An Interview with Neko Case, and more)

Gloria Steinem talked to All Things Considered about her new memoir My Life on the Road.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter Neko Case.

35 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 458), including David McCullough's favorite books, The Guardian​'s best paperbacks, and Wendy C. Ortiz​'s favorite books.

See also: Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2015 year-end music lists.

Stream a new La Sera song.

Literary Hub interviewed author Marlon James.

Stream Rocky Votolato's cover of "Silent Night."

Hilton Als curated a selection of Sally Mann photographs at Vogue.

Wild Child visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Guernica features a new short story by Amber Sparks.

Rolling Stone shared an oral history of Bernie sanders' 1987 folk album.

The Economist examined the lure of literary anonymity.

Stereophile profiled singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom.

The New Statesman examined how the geography of London inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.

All Songs Considered recapped 2015 in music.

Bookworm interviewed author Sandra Cisneros.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Joe Ely.

eBooks on sale today:

American Meteor by Norman Lock
Being Dead by Jim Crace
The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno
The Brink by Austin Bunn
The Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe
The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
Fates Worse Than Death by Kurt Vonnegut
The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
Man V. Nature by Diane Cook
Paulina & Fran by Rachel B. Glaser
The Prize by Jill Bialosky
The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson
The Summer He Didn't Die by Jim Harrison
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
White Horses by Alice Hoffman
Wild Decembers by Edna O'Brien

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Online "Best of 2015" Book Lists
Essential and Interesting 2015 Year-End Music Lists

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
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
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)