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August 17, 2013

Shorties (Orhan Pamuk on the Turkish Uprising, The Best and Worst Cover Albums of All Time, and more)

Financial Times discusses the Turkish uprising with author Orhan Pamuk.

The Independent lists the best and worst cover albums of all time.

Bustle lists 10 bookstores in 10 literary cities you don't want to miss.

Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hutz lists his favorite albums at The Quietus.

Biographile excerpts from Lee Sandlin's new memoir The Distancers.

Flavorwire stereotypes you by your favorite Madonna song.

In the New Yorker, Teju Cole recounts a visit with Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka.

The Oxford American reviews the new Big Star documentary Nothing Can Hurt Me.

The Guardian profiles cartoonist Anders Nilsen.

Stream Funky Monks, a documentary about the making of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Blood Sugar Sex Magik album.

BuzzFeed lists 32 books that will actually change your life.

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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