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April 17, 2014

Shorties (Virginia Woolf on George Eliot, A List of the Music mentioned in Haruki Murakami's Books, and more)

Berfrois shared a 1925 Virginia Woolf essay on the writing of George Eliot.

The website Haruki Murakami's Music lists the music mentioned in each of the author's books.

The Telegraph listed the 10 best novels about Africa.

The Denver Westword interviewed Tom Berninger about his documentary of the band the National, Mistaken for Strangers.

Bookworm interviewed Dustin Long about his novel, Bad Teeth.

Morning Edition interviewed Ramachandra Guha about his new book, Gandhi Before India.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura.

The Guardian recommended books for men who never read.

The Both (Aimee Mann and Ted Leo's new band) visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

At Fast Company, a Harvard Business School professor preaches the need for his students to read more literature.

Paste is streaming Margot and The Nuclear So and So's new album Sling Shot To Heaven.

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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