December 1, 2014
Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann talked books with the Boston Globe.
16 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 216), including the Irish Times' best books and the Herald Scotland's books of the year.
Aleksandr Hemon discussed and read Vladimir Nabokov's short story "Pnin" at the New Yorker podcast.
Pitchfork shared a holiday musical gift guide.
Flavorwire recommended poetry from Native American Poets.
At The Penguin Hotline, the publisher's employees will recommend books for gifting (from all publishing houses).
Singer-songwriter PJ Harvey will publish her first poetry collection next year.
The Millions has launched the 2014 edition of its "Year in Reading" feature.
The A.V. Club suggested entry points into the discography of Yo La Tengo.
R.I.P., poet Mark Strand.
Barack Obama bought books at an independent bookstore this weekend.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
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)
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)