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April 3, 2014

Shorties (Katherine Dunn on Her Novel Geek Love, Hole Is Reuniting, and more)

Katherine Dunn talked to Willamette Week about her novel Geek Love, published 25 years ago.

The band Hole is reuniting.

Lumina interviewed author Kelly Luce.

The Rumpus interviewed author Chad Harbach.

PopMatters listed the best Pixies songs.

A literary map of Manhattan's Upper East Side.

The Columbia Spectator interviewed author Junot Diaz.

All Things Considered profiled the band the Black Lips.

Bookworm interviewed John Banville about teh writing done under his crime fiction pseudonym, Benjamin Black.

Bill and Melinda Gates recommended 10 books to the TED crowd.

Morning Edition interviewed author Emma Donoghue about her new novel, Frog Music.

The Guardian listed 10 of the best Grateful Dead songs.

The Hollywood Reporter reported that actor Jon Cryer is writing a memoir.

All Songs Considered listed March's best dance tracks.

Flavorwire listed the best Southern novels ever written.

The Independent is streaming a previously unheard Nick Drake song.

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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)

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