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April 28, 2014

Shorties (Francine Prose's Favorite Books, Blur's Parklife Album Reconsidered After 20 Years, and more)

Author Francine Prose discussed her favorite books at The Week.

The Quietus reconsidered Blur's Parklife album on its 20th anniversary.

The New Yorker interviewed Sam Lipsyte about his new short story, "The Naturals."

The Boston Globe profiled Jocie Adams of the band Arc Iris (and formerly of the Low Anthem).

A Google map of every U.S. bookstore and library.

NPR Music is streaming Brian Eno and Karl Hyde's new album, Someday World.

Wine Enthusiast lists musicians who take wine seriously.

The Los Angeles Times interviewed the publishers of the new indie press Unnamed Books.

NPR Music is streaming Lykke Li's new album, I Never Learn.

BuzzFeed interviewed Miriam Pawel about her new book The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.

Brooklyn celebrates MCA Day Saturday in honor of the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch.

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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