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March 12, 2014

Shorties (A Confederacy of Dunces Headed to Broadway, The Top Hold Steady Songs, and more)

Variety reports that John Kennedy Toole's novel A Confederacy of Dunces is being adapted for Broadway.

Stereogum listed the best Hold Steady songs.

The New York Observer previews spring's top 10 books.

BrooklynVegan interviewed singer-songwriter Basia Bulat.

Dana Spiotta interviewed Rachel Kushner at Tin House.

Rolling Stone interviewed Bruce Springsteen about his recent Australian tour.

Paste listed debut novels with surprising sequels.

Flavorwire listed the 50 greatest British novels of the 19th century.

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is writing a children's book.

The Quarterly Conversation interviewed author Lydia Davis.

My favorite graphic novel of all time, David B.'s Epileptic, is being adapted into a film.

Airship Daily recommends five books to read while waiting for season two of Orange Is the New Black.

The A.V. Club listed 13 bands that could reunite, but won't.

The Guardian lists the best books on Peru.

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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