November 9, 2012
Shorties (A 1994 John Wesley Harding Interview with Haruki Murakami, The Top Cities in Literature, and more)
At Publishers Weekly, Mike Binelli (author of Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis) lists the 10 cities "that have received the finest treatment in literature, and the books to read for each."
PopMatters lists songs that would make great James Bond themes.
NPR Books shares an excerpt from Ellen Forney's new book, Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir.
All Shook Down lists the five worst cameo appearances by musicians in science fiction films.
Fresh Air interviews Anne Applebaum about her new book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956.
The Record examines the state of digital music downloading, both legal and illegal.
Andrew Solomon talks to All Things Considered about his new book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity.
Book Riot lists five phenomenal film adaptations of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice.
Amazon MP3 offers 100 albums on sale for $5 each.
Amazon MP3 offers 100 digital holiday albums on sale for $5 each.
Amazon MP3 offers over 500 albums for sale for $2.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 400 jazz albums on sale for $1.78.
Amazon MP3 offers over 33,000 free and legal mp3s.
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)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best new books)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists