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February 24, 2014

Shorties (The 2013 VIDA Report, Life Sories in Six-Song Soundtracks, and more)

VIDA has posted its 2013 report on gender inequality in literary criticism and publication.

The Protojournalist asked people to tell their life story through a six song soundtrack.

NPR Music is streaming Nothing's new album, Guilty of Everything (out March 4th).

New York Magazine profiles author Lorrie Moore.

All Things Considered interviewed St. Vincent's Annie Clark.

AbeBooks listed the top forgotten Pulitzer Prize-winning novels.

The Arts Desk interviews Mike Cooley of the Drive-By Truckers.

NPR Music is streaming Diane Cluck's new album, Boneset (out March 4th).

Denis Johnson talked to the New Yorker about his short story in this week's issue.

Motherboard chronicled hip-hop production's move from vinyl to digital.

The Chicago Tribune interviewed filmmaker and actor Henry Winkler about writing children's books.

Flavorwire lists ad jingles written by famous musicians.

Weekend Edition interviewed Yiyun Li about her new novel Kinder Than Solitude.

Sub Pop Records is opening a retail shop at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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 and 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)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)

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