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November 7, 2014

Shorties (Joshua Ferris Won the Dylan Thomas Prize, An Interview with Stephin Merritt, and more)

Joshua Ferris has won the Dylan Thomas Prize with his novel To Rise Again at a Decent Hour.

The A.V. Club interviewed Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt.

15 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Wednesday, including the Telegraph's best young adult books, the Advocate's best transgender nonfiction books, and Library Journal's best ebooks.

Exclaim! profiled author and music blogger Sean Michaels.

Maud Newton interviewed author Celeste Ng about her ancestry at the Tin House blog.

DIY profiled the band Deerhoof.

Joshua Rothman tackled the literary genre debate at the New Yorker.

The A.V. Club examined the evolution of the companion soundtrack to films.

PopMatters shared an excerpt from John T. Davis's book The Flatlanders: Now It’s Now Again.

The Telegraph listed the best Cold War novels.

Bob Odenkirk talked books with the New York Times.

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

List of Online "Best of 2014" Book Lists

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)
daily mp3 downloads
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
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)

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