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December 3, 2018

Shorties (An Interview with Sally Rooney, John Waters' Favorite Films of the Year, and more)

Normal People by Sally Rooney

The Guardian interviewed author Sally Rooney.

John Waters discussed his favorite films of the year at Artforum.

The Believer interviewed Waters.

26 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation on Friday (bringing the total to 481), including including The Globe and Mail’s best books, The Times and The Sunday Times’ best fiction, & Book Riot’s best audiobooks.

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Friday by Robert A. Heinlein

Drowned in Sound reconsidered Kate Bush's first four albums.

Code Switch interviewed Well Read Black Girl's Glory Edim.

Phosphorescent visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Analytics India recommended fiction books for math nerds.

Jeff Tweedy discussed his new album Warm and memoir with Weekend Edition.

The New Yorker examined the work and life of Edward Gorey.

October interviewed Will Oldham about beer.

Anuradha Roy discussed her favorite books at The Week.

The Irish Times examined the literary inspirations behind Kate Bush's music.

The Millions interviewed author Jeff Jackson.

boygenius covered the Killers' "Read My Mind."

The Columbia Journalism Review explored the recent surge in book coverage.

BrooklynVegan recapped November's best songs.

The Believer interviewed author Margo Jefferson.

The Quietus reexamined the band This Mortal Coil.

Marina Benjamin discussed her memoir Insomnia with the New York Times.

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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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