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April 26, 2014

Shorties (Books as Design Accessories, Stream the New tUnE-yArDs Album, and more)

The New York Times notes the rise in books as design accessories.

Stream the new tUnE-yArDs album, Nikki Nack at NPR Music.

Dave Eggers' negative review of Infinite Jest from 1996.

Wondering Sound offered an oral history of the zine Chickfactor.

Time gathered evidence that reading literature is good for the brain.

The band Quilt played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Joshua Mohr wrote about alcoholism and writing at BuzzFeed.

antiMusic reconsidered the Pixies' Doolittle album 25 years after its release.

Frank Black talked to Weekend Edition about his new graphic novel.

Preview a couple of new Conor Oberst songs.

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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