November 15, 2016
27 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number to 116), including Kirkus Reviews' fiction lists, PopSugar's best YA books, and many more.
The Times Literary Supplement interviewed author and translator Lydia Davis.
Alla-Las shared a documentary short about their tour.
Hazlitt interviewed author Elena Ferrante.
Rough Trade listed its top albums of 2016.
Stream a new song by The Necks.
Signature recommended books by and about Leonard Cohen.
Car Seat Headrest covered Leonard Cohen's "Field Commander Cohen."
The Los Angeles Review of Books hosted a discussion between poets Nikky Finny and Donika Kelly.
Stream Aloha's cover of Beach Slang's "Too Late To Die Young."
Signature interviewed author Amor Towles.
Stream a new Jonathan Richman song.
The Paris Review interviewed author Ge Fei.
NYCTaper has made a recent Lambchop show available to stream or download.
Signature recommended books by Zadie Smith.
Rolling Stone profiled singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless.
The Guardian listed the best online book clubs.
Stream William Elliott Whitmore's cover of Esme Patterson's "Elysium."
Band of Horses visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
CCM interviewed author Sean H. Doyle.
The Creative Independent interviewed Laurie Anderson.
The National Book Foundation interviewed author Karan Mahajan.
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