Friday assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 11, 2015 at 11:15 am 1. Mark Koyama’s favorite books of the year. And Bryan Caplan on the fallacy of mood affiliation. 2. The Quietus best music of 2015 list. Not just the usual stuff, yet oriented toward smart listeners. 3. How to make nuclear weapons harder to use. And a new installment from the drone wars. 4. Raising the alcohol tax lowers gonorrhea rates. 5. The linguistics of YouTube voice. 6. New evidence that the number of independent contractors actually is up, though pre-Uber. 7. Robert P. George of Princeton is ailing.