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January 9, 2011

LHB Weekly Wrap-Up: January 9th

A wrap-up of features you may have missed this past week at Largehearted Boy (this covers December 13th through January 9th):


Online "best books of 2011" lists and its daily updates
Online "best music of 2011" lists and its daily updates

52 Books, 52 Weeks Book Reviews

Culinary Ephemera by William Woys Weaver
Just Kids by Patti Smith

Book Notes (authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their book):

Diana Balmori for her book A Landscape Manifesto
Mark SaFranko for his novel Hating Olivia
Mike Young for his short story collection Look! Look! Feathers
Paula Bomer for her short story collection Baby
Sean Manning for his memoir The Things That Need Doing

musician/author Interviews

Michael Hearst of One Ring Zero interviews Mary Roach

Weekly new book recommendations:

Atomic Books Comics Preview (recommended new comics and graphic novels)
Largehearted Word (recommended new books)

Music recommendations:

Try It Before You Buy It (full album streams and mp3s from this week's music releases)
The Week's Interesting Music Releases

DVD recommendations:

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases

And of course, the daily posts:

Daily Downloads (10 free and legal mp3 downloads every day, plus links to free live recordings online)
Shorties (news & links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

also at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks
Atomic Books Comics Preview
Book Notes
Book Reviews
Contests / Giveaways
Daily Downloads
Largehearted Word
music & DVD release lists
Music Festival Downloads
musician/author Interviews
Note Books
Try It Before You Buy It
Why Obama

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