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January 12, 2016

Shorties (Sarah Howe Won the TS Eliot Prize, Hilton Als on David Bowie, and more)

Sarah Howe's debut poetry collection Loop of Jade has been awarded the TS Eliot Prize.

Hilton Als remembered David Bowie at the New Yorker.

30 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation Saturday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 1,841)

See also:

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

FACT previewed music labels to watch in 2016.

Entropy interviewed author Amanda Montei.

Stream a new Explosions in the Sky song.

The Skinny interviewed author Helen McClory.

Stream a new song by Ane Brun.

3:AM Magazine interviewed author Mark SaFranko.

Stream a new Courtney Barnett song.

Book Riot recommended small press books published in January.

Paste listed David Bowie's best songs.

Happy birthday, Haruki Murakami.

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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