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June 15, 2011

Shorties (Morrissey, The 100 Greatest Non-Fiction Books of All Time, and more)

Prefix has streams of three new Morrissey songs.

The Guardian lists the 100 greatest non-fiction books.

The 2011 Bonnaroo downloads page has been updated with video of the Primus performance, lossless downloads of the Arcade Fire and My Morning Jacket, and mp3s of the String Cheese Incident set.

On sale for $3.99 at Amazon MP3: Eddie Vedder's soundtrack for Into the Wild.

Tell Me More interviews author Heidi Durrow about her Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival.

CNNGo profiles author Rachel DeWoskin.

Speakeasy interviews singer-songwriter Alina Simone about her new book, You Must Go and Win.

Salon reviews the e-book app of T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land."

The Guardian lists the top 10 disability stories in literature.

Stereogum shares 10 mp3 downloads of cover songs by Bat for Lashes.

Author Ayelet Waldman shares her daily media consumption with the Atlantic.

All Shook Down interviews singer-songwriter John Vanderslice.

Jewcy interviews Adam Mansbach, author of Go the F**k to Sleep.

Reverb interviews John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats about his song, "Tyler Lambert's Grave."

NPR reviews and excerpts from Eleanor Henderson's new novel Ten Thousand Saints.

Rocks Off lists eight "halfway decent songs with godawful titles."

NPR recommends "mind-bending sci-fi books for a fantastical summer."

BBC News explores the dark side of the South Korean pop music industry.

Show and Tell lists four coming-of-age comics that would make great films.

NPR Music lists its 25 favorite albums of 2011 so far.

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also at Largehearted Boy:

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

Atomic Books Comics Preview (highlights of the week's new comics & graphic novels)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's new books)
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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