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April 30, 2014

Shorties (Book Recommendations for Gone Girl Fans, How Music Affects the Taste of Food, and more)

Flavorwire recommended books for Gone Girl fans.

Munchies examined the science behind how music affects the way we taste food.

At the Guardian, author Patricia Highsmith lists the top 10 novels inspired by Shakespeare.

Flavorwire shared a playlist of songs that span the musical career of Damon Albarn.

BuzzFeed interviewed author Susan Orlean.

NPR Music is streaming Nikki Lane's new album All or Nothin'.

Christopher Benfey makes a connection between parentheses and pain in literature at the New York Review of Books.

Under the Radar profiled Annie Clark of St. Vincent.

Comics Alliance interviewed Box Brown about his new graphic novel, Andre the Giant: Life and Legend.

American Songwriter is streaming Jenny Scheinman's new album The Littlest Prisoner.

Huffington Post listed biographies of U.S. presidents.

NPR Music is streaming Kishi Bashi's new album Lighght.

BuzzFeed suggested NYC bookstores you should see before you die.

Pitchfork reports that Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, and Scott McCaughey have formed a new band.

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)

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
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)s

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