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November 12, 2015

Shorties (Wes Anderson's Love Affair with Literature, A New Album of Unreleased Jeff Buckley Music, and more)

Wes Anderson's love affair with literature.

Morning Edition remembered singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley and previewed his forthcoming album of unreleased material.

37 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 167), including Amazon's best books of the year, Jenkem Magazine's best skateboarding books, O, The Oprah Magazine's best books, and Jesse Eisenberg's favorite books´╗┐

Vulture compared NYC past and present punk locations.

The Washington Independent Review of Books interviewed author Emily Schultz.

Rolling Stone profiled singer-songwriter Neko Case.

The Believer interviewed author Lincoln Michel.

Musicians named their favorite rock and roll memoirs at Vulture.

Leo Weekly interviewed author Adam Johnson.

The Toronto Star examined different ways musicians are releasing new music today.

NPR Music is streaming Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and The Rajasthan Express's album Junun.

Morning Edition interviewed comics legend Stan Lee about his graphic novel memoir Amazing Fantastic Incredible.

The Daily Times profiled Centro-matic frontman Will Johnson.

The similarities between Vonnegut and Dostoyevsky.

NPR Music is streaming a selection of tracks from the double album The Best Of Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years Of The Grateful Dead.

Feed Your Need to Read interviewed author Jessa Crispin.

Singer-songwriter Saul Williams talked poetry and the politics of race with BuzzFeed.

eBooks on sale today:

A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall by Will Chancellor ($1.99)
Burning Down George Orwell's House by Andrew Ervin ($1.99)
Dahlgren by Samuel R. Delaney ($1.99)
I'd Walk with My Friends If I Could Find Them by Jesse Goolsby ($3.99)
The Child in Time by Ian McEwan ($2.99)
Marya: A Life by Joyce Carol Oates ($1.99)
Please Don't Come Back from the Moon by Dean Bakopoulos ($2.99)
Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry by Christine Sneed ($1.99)
Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter ($1.99)
Stand Still Like the Hummingbird by Henry Miller ($1.99)
There Are Little Kingdoms by Kevin Barry ($2.99)
The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green by Joshua Braff ($1.99)
White Tiger on Snow Mountain by David Gordon ($1.99)
The Wonder Garden by Lauren Acampora ($2.99)
You Don't Have to Live Like This by Benjamin Markovitz ($1.99)

also at Largehearted Boy:

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

Online "Best of 2015" 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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