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January 13, 2016

Shorties (2016's Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books, The Year's Most Anticipated Albums, and more)

The Millions listed anticipated 2016 nonfiction books.

Pitchfork previewed 2016's music releases.

22 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation Saturday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 1,863) , including Jane Ciabattari's best books for BBC Culture.

See also:

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

Stream new music from Shearwater.

The Rumpus interviewed author Sandra Cisneros.

Full Stop interviewed author Bryan Hurt.

Stream a new Quilt song.

Laura Miller on the resurgence of the housewife novel.

Stream a new song by Yuck.

The Rumpus interviewed author Sunil Yapa.

Stream a new Violent Femmes song.

BOMB interviewed author Toni Sala.

Musicians and others shared their favorite David Bowie song with the Guardian.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Matthew Vollmer.

"Most stories come as flickering, non-linear visions. I see certain scenes and try to write the ones that are most vivid in my mind."

Stereogum interviewed members of the band Tortoise.

The Washington Post previewed January's best new poetry books.

Natalie Merchant played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Minnesota Public Radio interviewed William Finnegan about his memoir Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life.

The A.V. Club reconsidered David Bowie's The Man Who Sold the World album.

Paste interviewed Suzanne Berne about her new novel The Dogs of Littlefield.

eBooks on sale this month:

American Appetites by Joyce Carol Oates
The Exiles by Allison Lynn
Gate of the Sun by Elias Khoury
The Happiest People in the World by Brock Clarke
Harlequin's Millions by Bohumil Hrabal
The House of Rumour by Jake Arnott
The Hundred Year-Flood by Matthew Salesses
A Life in Men by Gina Frangello
Meatspace by Nikesh Shukla
Speed Dreaming by Nicole Haroutunian
The Summer Son by Craig Lancaster
This Glittering World by T. Greenwood

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)
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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