January 28, 2016
Shorties (How Comics Became Literature, Jenny Lewis on Her Rabbit Fur Coat Album's 10th Anniversary, and more)
19 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation last Wednesday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 1,882) , including Kate Mulgrew's favorite books.
Singer-songwriter John Vanderslice discussed his current favorite bands with The Bay Bridged.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the ampersand.
NPR Music is streaming the soundtrack to the Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You.
The Guardian recommended books on gender identity.
The Oakland Press profiled singer-songwriter Richard Thompson.
B&N Reads recommended 2016's best short story collections.
The Advocate recommended LGBT graphic novels you might have missed.
eBooks on sale this month:
American Appetites by Joyce Carol Oates
The Exiles by Allison Lynn
Gate of the Sun by Elias Khoury
The Happiest People in the World by Brock Clarke
Harlequin's Millions by Bohumil Hrabal
The House of Rumour by Jake Arnott
The Hundred Year-Flood by Matthew Salesses
A Life in Men by Gina Frangello
Meatspace by Nikesh Shukla
Speed Dreaming by Nicole Haroutunian
The Summer Son by Craig Lancaster
This Glittering World by T. Greenwood
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
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)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
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)