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December 6, 2018

Shorties (2019's Most Anticipated Books, Reconsidering the Vince Guaraldi Trio's "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and more)

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Oprah Magazine previewed 2019's most anticipated books.

Aquarium Drunkard reconsidered the Vince Guaraldi Trio's album A Charlie Brown Christmas.

71 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total to 581), including the New York Times critics' favorite books, the New Yorker’s best books, and Food 52’s favorite cookbooks .

December's best eBook deals

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

The Complete Plays of T. S. Eliot

JD McPherson visited The Current studio for a live performance and interview.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Jennifer Baker.

Stream two new Ra Ra Riot songs.

Publishers Weekly interviewed author Christopher Castellani.

PopMatters interviewed My Brightest Diamond's Shara Nova.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author John Wray.

Stream a new Jessica Pratt song.

A Public Space is starting a book publishing imprint.

The Kansas City Pitch interviewed Matt Flagel of the post-punk band Preoccupations.

Electric Literature shared a reading list about being a black man in contemporary America.

Vulture recommended the best holiday albums of the year.

MCDxFSG's newsletter Electric Eel interviewed me about Largehearted Boy.

Phoebe Bridgers covered the Cure's "Friday I'm in Love."

BookPage interviewed author Tom Barbash.

Stream a new song by Autechre.

Electric Literature recommended literary party games.

Christine and the Queens covered Sade's "No Ordinary Love."

BookPage interviewed author Oyinkan Braithwaite.

Stream a new holiday song by the Staves.

Stream the first new song in 21 years by Britpop band Sleeper.

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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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