Twitter Facebook Tumblr Pinterest Instagram

« older | Main Largehearted Boy Page | newer »

December 4, 2015

Shorties (An Interview with Zadie Smith, Wilco's Songwriting Process, and more)

The White Review interviewed author Zadie Smith.

The songwriting process of the band Wilco.

32 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 625), including The Guardian's best fiction, the San Francisco Chronicle's books of the year, and Laura Miller's best books.

See also: Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2015 year-end music lists.

The New Yorker on the correspondence between Kurt Vonnegut and his wife.

Stream a new Youth Lagoon song.

Brooklyn Magazine interviewed artist and author Molly Crabapple.

The Village Voice listed the best holiday albums made by New Yorkers.

Authors Laura van den Berg and Elisa Gabbert talked at The Critical Flame.

The Chicago Tribune interviewed singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom.

The Rumpus interviewed author Lori Ostlund.

Bustle recommended indie rock Christmas songs.

The Oxford American features new short fiction by Jamie Quatro.

R.I.P., Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots.

Paste remembered cartoonist Shigeru Mizuki and his Showa series that blended history with memoir.

eBooks on sale today:

American Meteor by Norman Lock
Being Dead by Jim Crace
The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno
The Brink by Austin Bunn
The Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe
The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
Fates Worse Than Death by Kurt Vonnegut
The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
Man V. Nature by Diane Cook
Paulina & Fran by Rachel B. Glaser
The Prize by Jill Bialosky
The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson
The Summer He Didn't Die by Jim Harrison
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
White Horses by Alice Hoffman
Wild Decembers by Edna O'Brien

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
Essential and Interesting 2015 Year-End Music 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)

submit to reddit