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August 31, 2013

Shorties (Jhumpa Lahiri on Short Story Writing, Mick Jones on the New Clash Box Set, and more)

Jhumpa Lahiri discusses short story writing at the Guardian.

Rolling Stone interviews Mick Jones of the Clash about the band's new 13-disc box set, Sound System (out September 10th).

Biographile recommends five biographies that Walter White from Breaking Bad would approve.

Stereogum lists the best Le Tigre songs.

Jhumpa Lahiri discusses short story writing at the Guardian.

Gorilla vs Bear shares a mix of August's nbest new music.

Kirkus lists fall's hottest new biographies.

At the Telegraph, Jay McInerney delves into Truman Capote's character Holly Golightly.

All Songs Considered makes a case for still buying CDs.

The Wall Street Journal posted an excerpt of Margaret Atwood's new novel Maddaddam.

The duo Over the Rhine talks to Morning Edition about how they make their music, specifically their new album Meet Me at the Edge of the World.

NPR Books interviews Hugh Howey about his dystopian novel Wool.

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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