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December 18, 2017

Shorties (The Impact of Emily Wilson's Translation of The Odyssey on Women, The Best Music Documentaries of the Year, and more)

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong examined why Emily Wilson's translation of The Odyssey matters to women at Dame.

Rolling Stone listed the best music documentaries of the year.

30 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists yesterday (bringing the total to 963), including including authors’ favorite books at BOMB Magazine, The Guardian’s best food books, and Science News Magazine’ best science books

Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2017 music lists, updated daily.

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Paperback Paris previewed 2018's most anticipated books.

Pitchfork interviewed Fever Ray's Karin Dreijer.

3:AM interviewed author Agustín Fernández Mallo..

NYCTaper shared a recent live performance by Titus Andronicus.

The Creative Independent interviewed poet Prageeta Sharma.

Joachim Stoop's Booksounds series creates soundtracks for books.

Tin House features a timely new poem by Leah Umansky.

The Creative Independent interviewed Throbbing Gristle's Genesis Breyer P-Orridge.

Tyrant features new fiction by Rachel Sherman.

Olivia Chaney discussed her band Offa Rex with PopMatters.

The Believer interviewed author Lynne Tillman.

Sylvan Esso covered "There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You" from Mister Rogers.

Kwame Alexander discussed poetry about the holidays with Morning Edition.

Stereogum recommended the year's best music books.

Book Riot recommended books about net neutrality.

PopMatters interviewed Blitzen Trapper's Eric Earley.

The Guardian interviewed author Han Kang.

CHVRCHES covered songs by Joni Mitchell and Cyndi Lauper.

Longreads examined the legacy of David Foster Wallace's journalism.

The Columbia Daily Tribune recommended offbeat holiday songs.

Aanchal Malhotra discussed her book Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory with Hazlitt.

WAVVES 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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