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May 11, 2013

Shorties (Searching for Daisy Buchanan's House, How Music Blogging Has Evolved, and more)

WFPL reports that people in Louisville are searching for the inspiration behind Daisy Buchanan's house in The Great Gatsby.

Hypebot contributors explain how music blogging has changed over the years.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks to Weekend Edition about her new novel Americanah.

The Vancouver Sun profiles the Icelandic indie folk band Of Monsters and Men.

New York Times technology writer David Pogue revisits the e-book piracy debate.

Weekend Edition interviews guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen about his new memoir Relentless.

At Publishers Weekly, Jennifer Gilmore lists the 10 worst mothers in books.

The Chicago Tribune lists memorable mothers in literature.

All Things Considered interviews the music supervisor of the new Great Gatsby film adaptation about its soundtrack.

A Blog Supreme offers a "DIY guide to the history of women in jazz."

Flavorwire shares Merchandise with The Great Gatsby theme.

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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