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October 16, 2013

Shorties (Eleanor Catton Wins the Man Booker Prize, Graham Nash Discusses His New Memoir, and more)

Eleanor Catton has won the 2013 Man Booker Prize with her novel The Luminaries.


Fresh Air interviews Graham Nash about his new memoir Wild Tales.


All Things Considered interviews Jayne Anne Phillips about her new novel, Quiet Dell.


The finalists have been chosen for the National Book Awards.


Drowned in Sound interviews Derek Edward Miller of Sleigh Bells.


The A.V. Club lists fictional school rivalries from television, film, comics, and books.


Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard talks songwriting with Stereogum.


Guernica shares an excerpt from Hilton Als' new essay collection White Girls.


Dazed tours Kim Gordon's house.


Business Insider lists the most famous book set in every U.S. state.


Drowned in Sound interviews singer-songwriter Kate Nash.


The Telegraph ranks UK literary awards by prize money.


Paste recommends artists to watch at this year's CMJ festival.


Gene Luen Yang discusses his forthcoming graphic novel The Shadow Hero at Boing Boing.


KCRW is streaming the new Best Coast EP, Not Fade Away.


Win the debut novels of Cari Luna and Mitchell S. Jackson 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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