April 10, 2012
Flavorwire creates a literary mixtape for To Kill a Mockingbird's Atticus Finch.
Classics Rock! lists tributes by musicians to author Harry Crews.
The Foster's Daily Democrat covers a collection of literary dioramas featuring marshmallow Peeps at a local library.
Todd Rundgren discusses his musical history with the A.V. Club.
The Guardian reports that Herman Wouk has sold another new novel at age 96.
Nerve lists the 25 greatest breakup songs of the 1980s.
BOMB interviews author Lars Iyer.
MS Do you think of yourself as a novelist? A comedian? A satirist? A contrarian?
LI As a novelist, I suppose. The comedian, the satirist, the contrarian stands apart from the world, in my view. As a novelist, I am in the thick of things, implicated in them.
Cyndi Lauper has written a memoir.
Drowned in Sound shares a mixtape of 2012's best "layers, loops, drones, and noise" music of 2012 so far.
Fresh Air interviews T.M. Luhrmann about his new book When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God.
Amazon MP3 has 100 digital albums on sale for $5.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
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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