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July 9, 2013

Shorties (The Connection Between Reading Preference and Personality, A New David Bowie Mashup Album, and more)

13.7 Cosmos and Culture examines the connection between reading preferences and personality.

I Heart Bowie is a new, free David Bowie mashup album.

At Vice, Blake Butler interviews Alyssa Nutting about her new novel Tampa.

Stereogum shares a free and legal summer music mix to download and/or stream.

Tin House interviews Andrew Sean Greer about his new novel The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells.

Turntable Kitchen's Pairing Box is a monthly subscription to surprise food and music combinations.

Biographile interviews Kate Christensen about her new memoir, Blue Plate Special.

Flavorwire lists 10 musical genres that should never be revived.

Hazlitt interviews Tao Lin about his new novel, Taipei.

PopMatters shares an excerpt from Steve Miller's new book Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest City.

PopMatters interviews Caroline Leavitt about her new novel Is This Tomorrow.

All Things Considered lists the best local concert-finding apps.

Pitchfork names the years most overlooked albums (so far).

Flavorwire lists 10 fantastic books about women on the move.

The Airship's "Cheap Wine,Plastic Chairs" series culls the best question and answer sessions from NYC literary events.

Win Michelle Tea's new YA novel Mermaid in Chelsea Creek 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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