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December 14, 2018

Shorties (An Interview with Guy Gunaratne, David Byrne's Protest Music Playlist, and more)

Guy Gunaratne

Guy Gunaratne discussed his novel In Our Mad and Furious City with Longreads.

David Byrne shared a playlist of protest songs.

38 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation Wednesday (bringing the total to 847), including BuzzFeed’s best YA books, CrimeReads’ best crime novels, Electric Literature’s best nonfiction books, & World Literature Today’s notable translations .

Largehearted Boy's essential and interesting 2018 year-end Music lists (updated daily).

December's best eBook deals

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

Lovecraft's Monsters by Ellen Datlow
Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor

Stream a new song by Free Cake For Every Creature.

Psychology Today examined the health and sleep benefits of music.

The Oxford American features a new essay by Leesa Cross-Smith.

Stream reworks of two Julianna Barwick songs.

Deborah Levy discussed books and reading at the Guardian.

Kurt Vile visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The Rumpus interviewed author Paige Cooper.

Stream a new song by Julian Lynch.

The OTHERPPL podcast interviewed author Anita Felicelli.

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle shared his favorite albums of the year at Merge Records.

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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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