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September 3, 2013

Shorties (Revelations in the New J.D. Salinger Biography, A New Pixies EP and Video, and more)

The Daily Beast lists 15 revelations found in the new J.D. Salinger biography, Salinger.

The Pixies have self-released a new EP and music video for "Indie Cindy."

Flavorwire recommends September's best music releases.

Sheryl Kaskowitz talks to All Things Considered about her new book God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song.

The A.V. Club interviews Kathleen Hanna about her respect for the art and life of Robert Blanchon.

Full Stop interviews author Veronica Gonzales Pena.

Neko Case talks about her new album with Morning Edition, The Nerdist, and Comedy Bang Bang.

R.I.P. science fiction writer Frederik Pohl.

Bob Shacochis talks to All Things Considered about his new novel, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul.

"I consider myself a writer who writes about American expatriates. And if I have any overt cause as a writer besides writing the best prose I can, it's to try to make Americans have a more visceral feeling about how America impacts everybody in the world."

Chinese author Ye Yonglie reacts to piracy of his works at Words Without Borders.

The A.V. Club makes the case for Unwound as the best band of the '90s.

Flavorwire recommends 10 must-read September books.

Win J.M. Coetzee's new novel The Childhood of Jesus and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

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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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