August 14, 2011
The Oregonian reviews the book.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune compares books to their film adaptations.
On sale for $3.99 at Amazon MP3: Fiona Apple's Extraordinary Machine album.
The Boston Globe interviews documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman about books.
Today's free song at Amazon MP3 is of Montreal's "Black Lion Massacre."
Perhaps the book’s greatest achievement, though, is in its ability to evoke nostalgia in an older audience without compromising its integrity to a younger audience. The book is just as charming a read today as it was the first time I turned the cover page, although my reasons are different. Then, it was a captivating story about magic and fantasy in a real-world context; now, it is a reminder of how wonderful such a story could be to a younger me, who sought to grow up and change the way the children in Summerland change.
David Browne talks to All Things Considered about his new book, Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY and the Lost Story of 1970.
Flavorwire lists the squarest rock artists of all time.
Amazon MP3 has 100 albums on sale for $5.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics & graphic novels)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best 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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