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July 17, 2013

Shorties (An Interview with Thom Yorke, What Book Species Are You?, and more)

Interview Magazine interviews Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.

Book Patrol breaks down readers by "book species."

The L Magazine interviews author Adelle Waldman about the Brooklyn geography of her novel The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

Stream the new Love Language album, Ruby Red, at Pandora.

The Guardian recommends the best books on Brazil.

The shortlist of Canadian albums for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize has been named.

NPR Books lists 5 forgotten classic books worth revisiting.

Flavorwire lists David Lynch's creative output (films, television shows, music, books) from best to worst.

Two Drowned in Sound critics debate the Mountain Goats' album All Hail West Texas (to be released in a remastered edition next week).

Pitchfork reports that the band Sic Alps has broken up.

Flavorwire lists literary authors who also wrote science fiction.

The A.V. Club lists 20 songs that directly address dead bandmates.

USA Today has redesigned its best-selling books list, making it interactive.

The Wall Street Journal is streaming Van Dyke Parks' first solo album in almost 20 years, Songs Cycled.

The finalists for the 23rd Biennial Neustadt International Prize for Literature have been named.

Stream the new Hunx and His Punx album, Street Punk, at Soundcloud.

At USA Today, Stephen King reacts to JK Rowling writing under a pseudonym.

Win Chuck Klosterman's new book and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's contest a Largehearted Boy.

Follow me on Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, Facebook, and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

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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