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March 16, 2014

Shorties (Neil Young Is Writing a Science Fiction Novel, Siri Hustvedt Discusses Her New Book, and more)

In an interview with SPIN, Neil Young mentioned he is writing a science fiction novel.

"My second book is coming out next year. Coming out in September or October — Special Deluxe is the name of it. And then I'm writing another book right now, which is a science fiction book. I'm well into it, maybe 100 pages."

Siri Hustvedt talked to the Telegraph about her new novel, The Blazing World.

The New York Post looks back on seminal shows held at Manhattan's Roseland Ballroom.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed Cari Luna about her debut novel The Revolution of Every Day.

The Asahi Shimbun interviews critic Norihiro Kato about Haruki Murakami's latest novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage.

Entertainment Weekly examined the current "era of anonymous bands."

Huffington Books recommends rejuvenating books to read this spring.

Hisham Aidi talks Weekend Edition about his new book Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture.

H.P. Lovecraft's essay, "Notes on Writing Weird Fiction."

The Independent remembered author Joe McGinnis.

March's Music Alliance Pact shares 27 songs from 27 countries curated by 27 music bloggers.

BuzzFeed interviewed author Jeff VanderMeer.

The Record recaps Lady Gaga's SXSW keynote speech.

William Gibson lauded The 78 Project recording series at the Oxford American.

The Scottish Book Trust listed 5 women every writer should read in 2014.

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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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