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June 24, 2013

Shorties (Stream New Albums from Cheyenne Mize and Daughn Gibson, American Critical Reaction to the Writing of Haruki Murakami, and more)

NPR Music is streaming Cheyenne Mize's new album Among the Grey.

The Daily Beast examines the American critical reaction to the works of Haruki Murakami.

Metro Weekly looks back on Cyndi Lauper's career as the singer-songwriter turns 60.

WhatCulture lists the 10 best obscure literary references in the animated series Archer.

NPR Music is streaming Daughn Gibson's new album Me Moan.

Walter Mosley talks to Morning Edition about the Los Angeles setting of his new Easy Rawlins novel, Little Green.

R.I.P., singer Bobby "Blue" Bland.

Louise Monaghan talks to All Things Considered about her new book, Stolen: Escape from Syria.

PopMatters interviews the Handsome Family's Rennie Sparks about the band's new album Wilderness.

Three Books... recommends cookbooks that are "culinary Versailles."

Weekend Edition profiles the band Waxahatchee.

The Oxford American interviews Bruce Jackson about his new book of Southern prison photographs, Inside the Wire.

Rolling Stone lists songs released 20 years ago in 1993.

The current edition of Transcript focuses on Armenian literature.

Darkside remixed Daft Punk's Random Access Memories album.

World Literature Today recommends books in translation for summer reading.

Win the Music Notes: A Journal notebook and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's contest at Largehearted Boy.

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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)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
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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