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December 28, 2013

Shorties (Recapping the Year in Fiction, 2013's Biggest Music Beefs, and more)

The Wall Street Journal recaps the year in fiction.

Stereogum lists the 10 biggest music beefs of 2013.

58 online year-end "best books of 2013" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday, including BuzzFeed's best YA Books & cookbooks, my favorite food & drink books, the Hartford Courant's best books by Connecticut authors, and Londonist's best London books.

Lists added yesterday to my list of online year-end music lists include Under the Radar's top albums, and more.

The Dallas Morning News profiles author Jennifer duBois.

Google Play offers CHVRCHES' The Bones Of What You Believe album as a free download.

Ned Baumann remembers author Ned Vizzini.

Drowned in Sound interviews James Petralli of the band White Denim.

Vice interviews author Laura van den Berg.

Paste lists the best music documentaries of the year.

NPR Books interviews Ronald Frame about his new novel, Havisham.

Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac is now officiating weddings.

BuzzFeed lists six perfect sentences from fiction.

Esquire interviews Ian Astbury of the Cult about the state of the music industry.

Flavorwire lists its most anticipated books of 2014.

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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