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January 10, 2017

Shorties (Michael Cunningham on Collaborating with David Bowie, The Most Anticipated Albums of 2017, and more)

Michael Cunningham discussed his musical theatre collaboration with David Bowie at GQ.

The A.V. Club and Flavorwire listed the most anticipated albums of 2017.

44 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Sunday (bringing the total number to 1,589), including Her Story Arc's best feminist books and Thinking Through History's best books.

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

Literary Hub interviewed author Mitchell S. Jackson.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Joe Halstead.

Stream Gnoomes' new single.

Book Riot previewed 2017's LGBTQ comics.

Dear Nora is reissuing its Mountain Rock album.

The Chronicle of Higher Education profiled author Mark Greif.

Pitchfork reconsidered Massive Attack's Mezzanine album.

The Chicago Tribune and Book Riot previewed 2017's best new books.

Musicians previewed 2017's best new artists at Pitchfork.

Min Jin Lee on selling her first novel.

A 42-track compilation album (featuring Owen Pallett and YACHT) will benefit the Ghost Ship fire victims.

The Story Prize has announced its 2017 finalists.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributor Anna Noyes.

Wayne Coyne discussed every Flaming Lips studio album at Consequence of Sound.

Literary Hub recommended books about Herge's Tintin comics.

The Quietus reconsidered David Bowie's Low album 40 years after its release.

Vogue interviewed Ayalet Waldman about her new book A Really Good Day.

Stream a new Cate Le Bon song.

Bustle previewed 2017's best graphic novels.

Stream a new song by The Proper Ornaments.

The Irish Independent recommended 2017's best books by Irish authors.

Julia Holter discussed scoring the film Bleeding for This with PopMatters,

Fanzine interviewed author Brian Evenson.

Stream a new Craig Finn song.

Signature recommended books about psychedelic drugs.

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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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