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June 4, 2012

Shorties (Summer Reading Recommendations, Stream the New Hot Chip Album, and more)

The Los Angeles Times and Vogue recommend books for summer reading.

NPR is streaming Hot Chip's new album, In Our Heads.

Kirkus Reviews lists 10 "not-to-miss" fiction books featured at this year's Book Expo America.

NPR is streaming The Tallest Man on Earth's new album, There's No Leaving Now.

The Daily Beast offers a "by the numbers" assessment of Oprah's Book Club.

Morning Edition streams a playlist of songs its reporter heard recently on a North Africa trek.

BestSFBooks ranks science fiction and fantasy books according to awards won.

NPR is streaming Bobby Womack's new album The Bravest Man in the Universe (out June 12th).

The Guardian shares a "coronations in literature" quiz.

All Things Considered interviews Jack White about his solo album, Blunderbuss.

Cinema Blend lists 16 great books about to become movies.

Martha Redbone sets the poetry of William Blake to Appalachian folk music.

The June issue of Bookslut is online and contains interviews with authors Dylan Hicks and Loung Ung.

Win the Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

Amazon MP3 has 100 digital albums on sale for $5.

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

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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