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April 13, 2014

Shorties (Ghostwriters on Penning Celebrity Books, Books That Inspired Punk, and more)

Ghostwriters talked to Weekend Edition about penning celebrity books.

USA Today listed books that inspired punk.

Crain's Chicago Business profiled Bloodshot Records.

Author and filmmaker Marcel Theroux lists some of his favorite things at the Observer.

The Independent interviewed Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett.

The Observer interviewed Lawrence Osborne about his new novel The Ballad of the Small Player.

BBC Radio 6 Music polled its listeners for their favorite Britpop anthem.

The Asahi Shimbun examined author Haruki Murakami's attachment to Japan's Shukugawa River.

Craig Finn and Tad Kubler listed their favorite songs from each Hold Steady album at Vulture.

NPR Books predicted what fantasy series could become the next Game of Thrones.

All Things Considered interviewed Aimee Mann and Ted leo about their new music project The Both.

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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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