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September 18, 2010

Shorties (Radiohead, Jonathan Franzen, and more)

Radiohead's Colin Greenwood shares his opinions on the music industry and the internet at Index on Censorship.

The Guardian glowingly reviews Jonathan Franzen's new novel, Freedom.

ChetArt offers a literary pets quiz.

The Telegraph visits the Chile of poet Pablo Neruda, and the Los Angeles Times visits Willa Cather's Nebraska.

The Guardian Music Blog points out many websites to stream live music performances.

Pop & Hiss profiles Harry Nilsson, and the documentary about the singer-songwriter, Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)?.

Author Lee Rourke interviews fellow writer Tom McCarthy in the Guardian.

McCarthy is also interviewed by the Miami New Times.

Daily Intel interviews Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner.

NPR is streaming last night's Washington performance by Superchunk.

The Guardian lists 10 of the best umbrellas in literature.

The Financial Times examines the music industry's new business model.

All Things Considered interviews The xx about winning the Mercury Prize.

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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