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December 6, 2013

Shorties (Lena Dunham Interviews Judy Blume, Robert Pollard on the Future of Guided By Voices, and more)

The A.V. Club shares an excerpt from The Believer's mini-book Judy Blume In Conversation With Lena Dunham.

Rolling Stone interviews Robert Pollard about the future of Guided By Voices.

24 online year-end "best books of 2013" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday, including The Guardian's best food and drink books, ESPN's best baseball books, Brain Pickings' best art and design books, plus many other year-end lists.

Lists recently added to my list of online year-end music lists were KCRW DJs' top albums, The A.V. Club's least essential albums, Spin's best albums, and much more.

Rock Candy lists the 15 best indie rock Christmas songs.

Prospect interviews Daniel Mendelsohn about the art of criticism.

The Record shares a music playlist that celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela.

The Rumpus interviews author David Schickler.

Flavorwire lists the 10 best songs about alcohol.

The Airship lists 10 great novels originally published as pulp.

Musicians list their favorite albums of the year at Drowned in Sound.

Betabeat lists the best books about media manipulation.

DJBROADCAST shares the 10 best books about dance music.

Actor Bryan Cranston talks books with the New York Times.

The Line of Best Fit is listing musical artists to watch for in 2014.

South African writers J.M. Coetzee and Nadine Gordimer remember Nelson Mandela.

Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

also at Largehearted Boy:

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

Online "Best of 2013" Book Lists
2013 Year-End Online Music Lists

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics & graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best new books)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists

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