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April 9, 2013

Shorties (Music-Inspired Beers, Anne Carson on Translation, and more)

Paste lists 10 music-inspired beers.

Anne Carson has an essay on translation at A Public Space.

Review31 interviews author Sheila Heti about interviews.

BOMB interviews Richard Hell about his new autobiography, I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp.

Haruki Murakami's new novel has a 500,000 copy pre-release run.

PopMatters makes the case for Rush's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Morning Edition interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Mazzetti about his new book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.

Morrissey responded to the passing of Margaret Thatcher.

Fresh Air interviews Neil Irwin, author of The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire.

The Oxford American interviews blues musician Bobby Rush, aka "The King of the Chitlin Circuit."

The Arts Desk shares Dave Eggers' introduction to David Foster Wallace's epic novel Infinite Jest.

Mudhoney's Mark Arm discusses the band's history and songs at the A.V. Club.

Flavorwire lists 10 unfairly neglected or forgotten books.

Tin House interviews Matt Bell about his new novel In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods.

Win Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild, Elissa Schapell's short story collection Blueprints for Building Better Girls, 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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