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April 5, 2013

Shorties (The Best Life Advice from Maya Angelou, Stream the New Yeah Yeah Yeahs Album,, and more)

Flavorwire gathers the best life advice from the writings of Maya Angelou.

Noisey is streaming Yeah Yeah Yeahs' new album, Mosquito (out April 16th), with track commentaries from the band.

Jane Smiley lists examples of horseracing in literature.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's Robert Levon Been talks to Drowned in Sound about the band's new album, Specter at the Feast.

Fresh Air interviews Ryan McIlvain about his debut novel Elders.

Jeffrey Brown shares an exclusive comic with Chicago magazine.

Flavorwire plays "where are they now?" with New York City's 2001 buzz bands.

Book Riot recommends 12 alternatives to Goodreads.

Indie supergroup Divine Fits visits The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The Times Educational Supplement lists UK teachers' 100 favorite books.

Paste lists the 25 best songs of 2013 (so far).

Win Lucy Knisley's new graphic novel memoir Relish 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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