November 16, 2016
Stereogum ranked Leonard Cohen albums.
27 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number to 112), including Amazon's best book lists, BookPage's best cookbooks, and many more.
Electric Literature interviewed author and translator Ken Liu.
Stream Jason Isbell's Prairie Home Companion performance.
The New Statesman examined the lack of negative book reviews.
Stream a new Doveman song.
Willamette Week profiled the band Those Willows.
Literary Hub shared a new Claudia Rankine poem.
The Reader interviewed singer-songwriter Jeffrey Lewis.
John Keene has been awarded the 2016 Lannan Literary Award for his short fiction Counternarratives.
Rough Trade listed its top albums of 2016.
Book Riot listed "bookish ways to fight the good fight."
SPIN interviewed Derek Miller of Sleigh Bells.
VICE interviewed playwright Cyrus Aaron.
Joyce Manor covered the National's "Mistaken for Strangers."
VICE previewed November's best new books, music, and movies.
Brian Selznick discussed visual storytelling withe the Guardian.
Stream a new Kodacrome song.
BuzzFeed profiled Michael Chabon.
Devendra Banhart visited The Current studio for a live performance and interview.
Drowned in Sound interviewed John Lydon.
The Rumpus interviewed translator Adam Morris.
Stream a new Ty Segall song.
R.I.P., musician Mose Allison.
Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis took questions from the Reddit community about her solo project Sad13.
The MashReads podcast interviewed author Brit Bennett.
CLRYVNT interviewed Jon Langford of the Mekons.
Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:
An Atlas of Impossible Longing by Anuradha Roy
And After the Fire by Lauren Belfer
Black Sun by Edward Abbey
Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry
Collected Stories by Frank O'Connor
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s by Peter Doggett
The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue
The Sisters Brothers by Patric deWitt
Speak by Louisa Hall
The Trouble with Lexie by Jessica Anya Blau
eBooks on sale for $2.99 today:
The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster
Dirty Blvd.: The Life and Music of Lou Reed by Aidan Levy
Gone With the Mind by Mark Leyner
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Hidden Letters of Velta B. by Gina Ochsner
The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
We Are Water by Wally lamb
eBooks on sale for $3.99 today:
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
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)
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)
weekly music release lists