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August 16, 2013

Shorties (The First Review of Thomas Pynchon's New Novel, A New Kim Deal Video, and more)

Publishers Weekly reviews the new Thomas Pynchon novel, Bleeding Edge.

Kim Deal shared a video of her new single, "Are You MIne?".

Pitchfork is streaming the new Porcelain Raft album, Permanent Signal (out August 20th).

Biographile examines the evolving definitions of the terms "memoir" and "autobiography."

Around the Mall examines how the Civil War changed American poetry forever.

HTMLGIANT interviews author Roy Kesey.

The American Reader shares a new short story by Joyce Carol Oates, "Sex with a Camel."

PopMatters considers Lucy Knisley's graphic novel memoir Relish as a cookbook.

Tell Me More interviews Andrea Stuart about her book Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire.

Boing Boing's RiYL podcast interviews singer-songwriter John Vanderslice.

Page Views talks to a bookstore owners elling a pair of Eugene O'Neill's underwear.

Pitchfork lists 2013's overlooked experimental albums.

Flavorwire lists 20 great works of Latin American fiction.

NoiseTrade interviews the duo Over the Rhine about their new album, Meet Me at the Edge of the World (out September 3rd).

Biographile pairs recently published memoirs and biographies with favorite karaoke songs.

Win an "I Party with Jay Gatsby" t-shirt and $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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