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October 24, 2013

Shorties (The Emily Dickinson Archive, Colin Meloy Covers The Kinks, and more)

The Emily Dickinson Archive features handwritten drafts of the poet's work.

All Songs Considered streams Colin Meloy's cover of the Kinks' "Do You Remember Walter?," part of his tour-only covers EP.

The Quietus profiles Danish producer Trentemoller.

Laura van den Berg interviews herself at The Nervous Breakdown, and also shares an excerpt from her new story collection The Isle of Youth.

Listen to a 1973 BBC interview with David Bowie.

The Observer interviews author Douglas Coupland.

The Telegraph lists the 10 funniest bits in Morrissey's autobiography.

The Oxford American remembers author Elmore Leonard.

Deceptive Cadence examines the merger of electronic and classical music.

Flavorwire ranks classic YA literature heroines.

The A.V. Club recommends entry points into The Who's discography.

Bookworm and The Bat Segundo Show interview author Nicholson Baker.

The Smiths' The Queen Is Dead has topped NME's top 500 albums of all time list.

Bookish imagines literary legends on Twitter.

Win books by Jessica Francis Kane and Rachel Cohen in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

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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