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January 2, 2015

Shorties (2015's Anticipated Books, Predicting This Year's Musical Trends, and more)

The Guardian, the Australian, and Chicago Reader previewed 2015's new books.

Noisey predicted 2015's musical trends.

59 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Wednesday (bringing the total number of lists up to 1,290), including the Austin Chronicle's best books, the National Post's top books, and io9's best science fiction & fantasy books.

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

Musician Panda Bear talked books, film, and music with the New York Times.

BrooklynVegan has been gathering musicians' year-end music lists.

The Rumpus interviewed author Gina B. Nahai.

Nylon and Dazed previewed 2015's album releases.

Author Joseph O'Neill read and discussed the work of Muriel Spark on the New Yorker podcast.

The Concourse aggregated data from year-end 2014 music lists to generate a consensus top album.

Flavorwire shared the best literary criticism of 2014.

Mixmag and the Guardian previewed artists to watch in 2015.

Stream a theatrical adaptation of Tolstoy's novel War and Peace at BBC Radio 4.

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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