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November 29, 2017

Shorties (Gender Inequality in Literary Prize Culture, 2017's Best Protest Music, and more)

VIDA explored gender inequality in literary prize culture.

Pitchfork listed 2017's best protest music.

34 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists yesterday (bringing the total to 368) , including The New York Times' notable children's books, Library Journal's nonfiction book lists, and Newsday's best books.

Charly Bliss covered Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You."

The OTHRPPL podcast interviewed author Ivy Pochoda.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Jenn Pelly on her 33 1/3 book about the Raincoats' self-titled album.

The Masters Review interviewed author Carmen Maria Machado.

Stream a new song by Palm.

Jesmyn Ward discussed her novel Sing, Unburied, Sing with Fresh Air.

Ultimate Classic Rock examined the classic Kinks holiday song "Father Christmas."

Signature recommended recently published biographies.

Stream a new S. Carey song.

The Paris Review's 1984 interview with James Baldwin.

Rolling Stone listed the best songs of 2017.

Ben Lerner examined poetry of Claudia Rankine and Maggie Nelson at Literary Hub.

Stream Angel Olsen's cover of David Bowie's "Five Years."

Slate examined what 2017's bestsellers revealed about the year in reading and publishing.

The Autumn Defense (John Stirratt and Pat Sansone of Wilco) shared a mixtape at Aquarium Drunkard.

Harper's features new Ocean Vuong poetry.

Stream two new Calexico songs.

BLARB shared a conversation between poets Jennifer S. Cheng and Vi Khi Nao.

Rostam covered Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone."

BookPage interviewed author Ivy Pochoda.

Stream a new Okkervil River song.

Damien Jurado covered "Christmas Time Is Here."

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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)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists

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