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April 12, 2014

Shorties (Eleanor Catton on Writing The Luminaries, Anthony Bourdain on His Favorite Songs, and more)

Eleanor Catton discussed how she wrote her Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries at the Guardian.

Anthony Bourdain discussed his favorite songs at Rolling Stone.

Word and Film listed big budget movies based on short stories.

Pitchfork assembled a mixtape of songs from Jim Jarmusch films.

The Toast broke down the differences between male and female unreliable narrators in fiction.

Stream live performances from the Coachella festival today and tomorrow.

Author Alena Graedon interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

At Drowned in Sound, Dave Brewis of the band School of language compiled a playlist of the best songs featuring a Stratocaster guitar.

A Blog Supreme listed five instances where poetry and jazz crossed paths.

Pitchfork shared a guide to 2014 music festivals around the world.

Author Yiyun Li recommended Peanuts comics at NPR Books.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Chameleons frontman Mark Burgess.

The Hairpin interviewed Leah Umansky about her new Mad Men-inspired poetry chapbook Don Dreams and I Dream.

Flavorwire celebrated the 20th anniversary of Hole's Live Though This album by dissecting it track-by-track.

The 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been named.

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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
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)s

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