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March 25, 2013

Shorties (David Bowie's Albums Ranked, Aleksandar Hemon on His New Memoir, and more)

Stereogum ranks David Bowie albums from worst to best.

Guernica interviews Aleksandar Hemon about his new memoir, The Book of My Lives.

NPR Music is streaming Caveman's new self-titled album (out April 2nd).

Flavorwire lists 10 of the juiciest memoirs written by women.

NPR Music is streaming the new Telekinesis album, Dormarion (out April 2nd).

The Observer profiles Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn.

George Mason University's History News Network interviews folk legend Pete Seeger.

Weekend Edition interviews Dan Fagin about his new book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation.

NPR Music is streaming the new John Denver tribute album, The Music Is You, which features contributions by Lucinda Williams, My Morning Jacket, and others.

The Barnes and Noble Review recommends five books by modern Irish writers.

Win the six books featured in this week's Book Notes feature and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's contest at Largehearted Boy.

Amazon MP3 offers 100 albums on sale for $5 each.
Amazon MP3 offers over 1,400 albums on sale for $3.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 600 albums for sale for $2.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 400 jazz albums on sale for $1.78.
Amazon MP3 offers over 56,000 free and legal mp3s.

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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)
musician/author interviews
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

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