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April 11, 2014

Shorties (The Impac Dublin Literary Award Shortlist, A Tribute Album of Songs Featured in Wes Anderson Films, and more)

The shortlist for the 2014 Impac Dublin literary award has been named.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributor Patrick Flanery and his novel Absolution.

I Saved Latin! is a 23-song compilation of covers from Wes Anderson films.

BrooklynVegan interviewed Stephen Malkmus about the state of indie music.

Maxwell Neely-Cohen discusses the commonalities of literature and video games at The Millions.

The Twilight Sad offer a track-by-track breakdown of their new album, Fourteen Autumns Fifteen Winters at Drowned in Sound.

The Paris Review interviewed poet Mary Szybist.

London Grammar visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The Airship listed television shows that were better than the books they were adapted from.

Avey Tare of Animal Collective recommended horror films at The A.V. Club.

The Atlantic and BuzzFeed interviewed Leslie Jamison about her new esay collection The Empathy Exams.

Flavorwire interviewed cartoonist Adrian Tomine.

Stream the new Megafauna album Maximalist at BrooklynVegan.

Pop Candy interviewed Leah Umansky about her Mad Men and Game of Thrones poems.

Nuvo listed the 100 best Indiana albums ever.

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
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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