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August 23, 2010

Shorties (New Sufjan Stevens EP, Jonathan Franzen, and more)

Sufjan Stevens has released a new digital EP, All Delighted People.

Jonathan Jones calls Jonathan Franzen's new book, Freedom, "the novel of the century."

ThreeThousand interviews author Bret Easton Ellis.

On the Box lists the 10 best film bands ever.

The Comics Reporter lists 25 emblematic comics of the 70s.

On sale at Amazon MP3: the 31-track Dear New Orleans compilation (featuring Steve Earle, My Morning Jacket, Nicole Atkins and more) for $2.99.

NPR is streaming Jenny and Johny's (Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley and Johnathan Rice) new album, I'm Having Fun Now (out August 31st).

The Millions notes the perils of literary social networking.

NPR is streaming Radiohead drummer Philip Selway's solo album, Familial (out August 31st).

The Guardian talks to author Sarah Waters.

Win a copy of the Arcade Fire's new album, The Suburbs, as well as the book Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records in this week's LHB contest.

Follow me on Twitter and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily links from the worlds of music, literature, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (highlights of the week's comics & graphic novel releases)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's book releases)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists

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