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January 24, 2019

Shorties (Elizabeth McCracken on Books and Reading, Stream the New Girlpool Album, and more)


Elizabeth McCracken talked books and reading with the New York Times.

NPR Music is streaming Girlpool's new album, What Chaos Is Imaginary.

85 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation last week (bringing the total to 1,487), including Clash Magazine’s best music books and Graphic Policy’s best comics.

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

January's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for$1.99 today:

Invaders: 22 Tales from the Outer Limits of Literature edited by W. P. Kinsella and Jim Shepard

Middle Kids visited Drowned in Sound for an interview and live performance.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Sam Pink.

Stream Weezer's surprise new covers album.

The Big Smoke interviewed author Gabino Iglesias.

Stream a new Ryan Adams songs.

Stream a new song by Jenny Lewis.

Book Riot recommended recently published books in translation.

Beck covered Colourbox's "Tarantula."

Rain Taxi profiled poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Stream a new Y La Bamba song.

Entropy interviewed poet Nomi Stone.

Stream two Bobbie Gentry covers by Mercury Rev.

The New Yorker looked back on Mackenzie Bezos' novels.

Stream two new Vampire Weekend songs.

Stream a new song by Lady Lamb.

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst's self-titled album as Better Oblivion Community Center has been released.

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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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