November 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Times has news of a forthcoming J.R.R. Tolkien biopic.
Rolling Stone recommends five authors that could play the author.
Rolling Stone reports that Wilco, Guster,and others will recreate The Band's The Last Waltz concert.
24 "best of 2003" book lists were added to my master list of online year-end book lists yesterday, including Library Journal's fiction lists, Tablet Magazine's best Jewish children's books, and much more.
The Airship shares Thanksgiving recipes inspired by authors.
The National Post imagines a week in the life of the Arcade Fire.
Financial Times examines the increasing importance and quality of books about sports.
News.com.au lists 30 books you should read before you are 30.
Dreampop duo Memoryhouse played several songs at World Cafe.
Authors are recommending gift books on the Penguin Blog.
Waxahatchee played a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Music.
Flavorwire recommends collections of author letters.
The Week lists the five best books about the JFK assassination.
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