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January 28, 2014

Shorties (The Worst Jobs in Fiction, R.I.P. Pete Seeger, and more)

Author Rachel Cantor lists the 10 worst jobs in works of fiction at Publishers Weekly.

R.I.P., legendary folk singer-songwriter Pete Seeger.

The Airship lists essential books about the Holocaust you didn't read in class.

Esquire profiles Bob Dylan.

Guitarist Jasper Fulcher discusses life after leaving a band (Art Brut, in his case) at Drowned in Sound.

The Afghan Whigs will release their first new album in 16 years.

At n+1, Emily Books authors list books that changed their life.

PopMatters interviews Mogwai guitarist Stuart Brathwaite about the band's new album Rave Tapes.

Bookslut has launched The Daphnes, an award that will honor the best books published 50 years ago.

St. Lucia visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

NoiseTrade now features a books section that features free and legal audiobook and ebook downloads.

Paste lists the best movie soundtracks of 2013.

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)

Online "Best of 2013" Book Lists
2013 Year-End Online Music Lists

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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