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January 7, 2014

Shorties (Carrie Brownstein on Writing Her Memoir, Leigh Stein on Literary Misogyny, and more)

Stereogum interviews Carrie Brownstein about writing her memoir.

Chicago Literati interviews author Leigh Stein about misogyny in the literary world.

30 "best books of 2013" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday, including the Arizona Daily Star's best books, Credo Magazine's favorite books, and Kid Lit Reviews' best books.

Lists added today to my list of online year-end music lists include Ad Hoc's favorite songs and albums and more.

Gary Shteyngart takes a walking tour of Queens for the Wall Street Journal.

Luna Luna interviews Sarah Gerard.

STET interviews Ally Jane Grossan, managing editor of the 33 1/3 series of books on seminal albums.

HTMLGIANT interviews author Sergio de la Pava.

Spin previews 2014's music releases.

The New Yorker profiles author Jennifer Weiner.

Paste lists 10 books about a single song.

Buzzfeed lists the "most Los Angeles books ever."

Rolling Stone interviewed Stephen Malkmus about his new album

The Chronicle of Higher Education examines the current state of the New York Review of Books.

Drowned in Sound shares a playlist of melancholy songs.

The New Republic has published a new Nicole Krauss short story.

The Airship examines the J.D. Salinger estate's response to the publication of the author's unpublished stories online.

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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