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January 12, 2017

Shorties (Paul Auster on Books And Reading, A List of the Best Punk Albums of the 2000s, and more)

Paul Auster discussed books and reading with the New York Times.

Paste listed the best punk albums of the 2000s.

35 "best books of 2016" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Tuesday (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

Beach Slang covered the Adverts' "Bored Teenagers."

Anna Pitoniak discussed her debut novel The Futures with Flavorwire.

Aquarium Drunkard shared a compilation of outsider psych music from the '60s and '70s.

Literary Hub interviewed author Samanta Schweblin.

Stream a new Grails track.

Stream a new Minus the Bear song.

The Rumpus interviewed poet Dawn Lundy Martin.

Stream a new Tall Tall Trees song.

Literary Hub previewed 2017's best indie press books.

The Allegedly NYC podcast interviewed ANOHNI.

The Creative Independent interviewed author Lynne Tillman.

NPR Music is streaming Austra's Future Politics album.

Elle shared a short story from Roxane Gay's new collection Difficult Women.

CLRVYNT shared an excerpt from Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. From Bad Brains.

Electric Literature interviewed author Mary Miller.

Drowned in Sound interviewed PWR BTTM's Liv Bruce.

BuzzFeed, The Week UK, Cultured Vultures, and The A.V. Club recommended 2017's best new books.

Stream a new song by Pavement's Spiral Stairs.

IGN listed the most anticipated comics of 2017.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Anton Newcombe of the Brian Jonestown Massacre.

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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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