December 26, 2014
Ploughshares recommended new literary magazines.
48 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Wednesday (bringing the total number of lists up to 1,063), including the New Yorker's best books, USA Today's favorite books, and the New York Times' best poetry books.
Bookworm interviewed Iranian author Goli Taraghi.
Aeon examined the psychological importance of repetition in music.
Morning Edition shared an oral history of the Waitresses' holiday song "Christmas Wrapping."
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)