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January 11, 2017

Shorties (Marlon James' New Fantasy Trilogy, Roxane Gay Interviewed Madonna, and more)

Marlon James is writing a fantasy trilogy.

Roxane Gay interviewed Madonna at Harper's Bazaar.

35 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Sunday (bringing the total number to 1,624), including Forbes best books on birds and birding and The Oklahoman's best graphic novels.

Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting "best of 2016" music lists

Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Hannah Arendt: A Life in Dark Times by Anne C. Heller
A Model World by Michael Chabon

Lambchop's Kurt Wagner discussed his favorite British albums at The Quietus.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed Joshua Mohr about his new memoir .

Stream a new track from Ariel Pink and Weyes Blood.

Rolling Stone listed David Bowie's most unforgettable onscreen moments.

Stream a new Cloud Nothings song.

J. David Osborne interviewed author Troy James Weaver.

Stream a new Temples song.

Read the writings of a young Jane Austen.

Stream a new Mark Eitzel song.

The Guardian previewed 2017's Brexit-inspired fiction.

Stream a new Karen Elson song.

Stream a 2009 BBC documentary on Neil Young.

Literary Hub recommended short novels.

David Byrne on his Joan of Arc musical.

Stream a new song by Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble.

Huck Magazine interviewed Kim Gordon.

Junot Diaz discussed the works of Octavia Butler with Salon.

The Creative Independent interviewed musician Thor Harris.

Bustle listed the most anticipated feminist books of 2017.

Stream a new darkDark song that features Haley Bonar.

The Chicago Reader previewed 2017's best books.

Stream a new Laura Marling song.

All Things Considered interviewed Shanthi Sekaran about her novel Lucky Boy.

Stream a new Japandroids song.

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

List of Online "Best Books of 2016" Lists
Essential and Interesting Year-End 2016 Music Lists

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)
weekly music release lists

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