September 19, 2013
Shorties (The Longlist for the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Lou Barlow on the New Sebadoh Album, and more)
The Guardian reports that Morrissey's elusive memoir may be published in weeks.
Russ Kick discusses hos comics anthology The Graphic Canon, Vol. 3: From Heart of Darkness to Hemingway to Infinite Jest with Bookworm.
The Guardian Music Blog examines the poetry in Bill Callahan's lyrics.
Iron and Wine's Sam Beam visits The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Steve Almond profiles author Elizabeth Gilbert in the New York Times.
Stream the Replacements' Riot Fest set, their second of three reunion shows.
Banned Books Week starts Sunday, September 22nd.
The A.V. Club recommends entry points into the music of jazz legend Thelonious Monk.
Win the new Woodrow Wilson biography 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