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April 23, 2014

Shorties (Essential Biographies of Literary Women, A New Courtney Love Song, and more)

Elle listed the best biographies of literary women.

Stream Courtney Love's new single, "Know My Name." shared a new short story by Nicola Griffith.

Bookish recommended 2014 small press poetry books.

The Arizona Republic interviewed Mike Cooley of the Drive-By Truckers.

Stereogum shared an excerpt from Alex Niven's 33 1/3 book on Oasis's album Definitely Maybe.

The Quietus interviewed the legendary New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint.

Three Guys One Book shared an excerpt of Maxwell Neely-Cohen's novel Echo of the Boom.

Stereogum interviewed musician Owen Pallett.

B.J. Novak talked to Mashable about social media's effects on writing.

Bookforum interviewed Carl Wilson about the new edition of his book Let's Talk About Love.

Off-Ramp profiles a manufacturer that still produces music on cassette tapes.

Author Sloane Crosley listed five underrated books at Entertainment Weekly.

Flavorwire pointed out pop star profiles written by famous literary authors.

Bookish lists classic rock songs inspired by works of literature.

The Telegraph listed the 15 best North American novels of all time.

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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