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May 23, 2014

Shorties (A Climate Change Summer Reading List, An Interview with Tori Amos, and more)

Scientific American shared a summer reading lists of books about climate change.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Tori Amos.

Authors Kyoko Nakajima and David Peace interviewed each other at Granta.

The New Yorker profiled Sun Ra on the musician's 100th birthday.

The Wall Street Journal profiled Smith Henderson and his debut novel Fourth of July Creek.

Stereogum interviewed musician Bob Mould.

PopMatters interviewed author Porochista Khakpour.

Jenny Lewis talked to SPIN about her forthcoming album.

Flavorwire interviewed author Geoff Dyer.

NPR Music is streaming the new album, Black Hours, by Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Daniel Woodrell.

The Quietus shared a playlist of songs to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the birth of Bob Moog.

Flavorwire interviewed author Rebecca Solnit.

Joe Purdy has made his new album Eagle Rock Fire available as a free download at NoiseTrade in advance of its official release.

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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
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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