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December 10, 2015

Shorties (Recommended Books About Bob Dylan, Graphic Novels by Women You Should Read, and more)

Marie Claire UK recommended graphic novels by women you need to read.

Anna March recommended books about Bob Dylan at The Rumpus.

45 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 815), including Anthony Doerr's favorite books, the Los Angeles Times' favorite cookbooks, and the New Statesman's best children's books.

See also:

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

BOMB interviewed author Naja Marie Aidt.

The 2016 Morning News Tournament of Books longlist has been announced.

All Things Considered and Paper interviewed Molly Crabapple about her memoir Drawing Blood.

Baeble listed the most ridiculous moments in music this year.

The Literary Hub podcast interviewed author Cory Doctorow.

Bruce Springsteen is recording a solo album.

Author Jami Attenberg on her book tour attire.

WGN Radio interviewed former Blake Babies drummer Freda Love Smith about her memoir Red Velvet Underground.

The dogs of speculative fiction.

Frankie Lee and Nikki Lane covered Neil Young's "The Losing End."

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)

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