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March 3, 2014

Shorties (Rosie Perez's Favorite Books, The State of the Modern Rock Novel, and more)

Actress Rosie Perez listed her favorite books at The Week.

Art Edwards examines the state of the rock novel at The Nervous Breakdown.

The U.S. edition of Haruki Murakami's new novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage now has a cover.

Guernica interviewed Gary Shteyngart about his memoir Little Failure.

The Quietus reconsiders Soundgarden's Superunknown album 20 years after its release.

The Asahi Shimbun interviewed Jay Rubin about translating the works of Haruki Murakami.

NPR Music is streaming Tycho's new album Awake.

NPR Books recommends three titles to get you through a midlife crisis.

John Sinclair talked to the Guardian about his band the MC5 and its legacy.

Philip Roth was interviewed by a Swedish newspaper.

Drowned in Sound toured of the band Elbow's recording studio.

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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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