September 3, 2013
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.
R.I.P. science fiction writer Frederik Pohl.
"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.
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)
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