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January 20, 2016

Shorties (2016's Most Exciting New Books, The Greatest David Bowie Moments, and more)

BuzzFeed previewed the most exciting books of 2016.

SPIN listed the 100 greatest David Bowie moments.

19 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation Wednesday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 1,882) , including Kate Mulgrew's favorite books.

See also:

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

The Paris Review interviewed author Garth Greenwell.

Stream a new M. Ward song.

Entropy interviewed Ig Publishing's publisher Robert Lasner.

American Songwriter profiled musician Spooner Oldham.

The Rumpus interviewed author Mira Ptacin.

Collide interviewed musician Thurston Moore.

The Literary Hub podcast interviewed author William Gibson.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Eleanor Friedberger.

St. Louis on the Air profiled the city's leading literary magazines.

The New York Times shared an excerpt from Ben Ratliff's forthcoming book Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty.

The Dallas Observer profiled independent publisher Deep Vellum.

The Phoenix New Times profiled singer-songwriter Mike Doughty.

Electric Literature interviewed author Paul Lisicky.

Tone Deaf profiled Dinosaur Jr.'s Lou Barlow.

Paste previewed 2016's best comics.

Bonnaroo announced its 2016 lineup.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Ryan W. Bradley.

Paste profiled the band Savages.

Poet Fatimah Asghar recommended books at PEN.

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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