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December 18, 2014

Shorties (Interviews with Marilynne Robinson and Ariel Pink, and more)

Bookworm interviewed Marilynne Robinson about her latest novel Lila.

BOMB interviewed singer-songwriter Ariel Pink.

57 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 872), including Copyediting's favorite books for copywriters, Mother Jones' best food books, Orlando Weekly's Florida-centric books, and BookPage's best book covers.

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

Read an excerpt of Michael J. Seidlinger’s new novel The Face of Any Other.

The Hairpin interviewed author Chelsea Hodson.

Bookforum interviewed author Krys Lee.

Stream Field report's holiday song, "On Christmas Eve."

The New Republic collected clips of the best author interviews from The Colbert Report.

NPR Music shared a hip hop holiday gift guide.

Carl Sandburg now has a statue in his birthplace of Galesburg, Illinois.

Songkick listed the hardest working musical artists of 2014.

The Daily Beast recommended books about Cuba.

LA Music Blog listed the top Christmas songs of the 2000s.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Americanah is being adapted into a film.

Nick Cave's handwritten dictionary.

All Things Considered profiled Marvel Comics.

Bustle recommended nerdy graphic novels for women.

Drowned in Sound polled artists for their favorite albums and songs of 2014.

The A.V. Club listed the best films of 2014.

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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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