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January 18, 2016

Shorties (Anuradha Roy Won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, David Bowie's Film Career, and more)

Anuradha Roy’s novel Sleeping on Jupiter has been awarded the DSC prize for South Asian literature.


Paste recounted David Bowie's film career.


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.


Stream Ryan Adams' acoustic Austin City Limits set.


Adelle Waldman on the depiction of love in fiction at the New Yorker.


Metacritic listed 2016's most anticipated albums.


The Rumpus interviewed author Anthony Marra.


John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats discussed the NYC David Bowie tribute shows with Entertainment Weekly.


Tessa Hadley discussed her new novel The Past with Weekend Edition.


The Anchoress's Catherine Anne Davies broke down her album Long Year at Drowned in Sound.


Author Samantha Hunt listed her favorite books at The Week.


The A.V. Club recommended David Bowie deep cuts.


The Irish Independent listed January's best new books.


Lissie visited The Current for an interview and live performance.


Stan Lee discussed his life in comics with CBS News.


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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