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December 24, 2014

Shorties (An Interview with Poet Edward Hirsch, Streaming Holiday Playlists, and more)

The Rumpus interviewed poet Edward Hirsch.

All Songs Considered, Bustle, Baeble Music, and FasterLouder recommended holiday music.

53 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 1,015), including the New Yorker's best books, USA Today's favorite books, and the New York Times' best poetry books.

The Largehearted Boy list of essential and interesting "best of 2014" music lists.

Flavorwire stereotypes you based on your favorite album of 2014.

The Toast shared a passive-aggressive guide to book gifting.

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Tony Rettman's book NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990.

The Happy Reader is a new literary quarterly from Penguin UK.

A comedy group has transformed Kanye West's Yeezus into Kreezus, a holiday album

Flannery O'Connor, Edith Sitwell, and others are authors entering the public domain in many countries in 2015.

Flavorwire shared an excerpt from Anwen Crawford’s 33 1/3 book about Hole’s Live Through This album.

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

also at Largehearted Boy:

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

Essential and Interesting 2014 Year-End Music Lists
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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