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May 26, 2014

Shorties (Anthony Doerr on His New Novel, Stream the New Parquet Courts Album, and more)

Anthony Doerr talked to All Things Considered about his new novel All the Light We Cannot See.

NPR Music is streaming Parquet Courts' new album Sunbathing Animal.

The Rumpus interviewed Sean Madigan Hoen about his memoir Songs Only You Know.

SPIN profiled Peter Silberman, frontman of the band the Antlers.

The Guardian previewed this week's music releases.

The Los Angeles Review of Books shared a list of essential contemporary war literature by women.

Poet Leah Umansky interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

NPR Music is streaming Joe Henry's new album Invisible Hour.

The Advocate recommended great LGBT summer reads.

NPR Music is streaming Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's new album Only Run.

The New Yorker profiled author Edward St. Aubyn.

The Asahi Shimbun examined Haruki Murakami's depictions of the Chinese in his works.

Jenny Lewis discussed recording her forthcoming solo album with SPIN.

The shortlist for the 2014 Desmond Elliot Prize for debut fiction has been named.

NPR Music is streaming Gabriel Kahane's new album The Ambassador.

Flavorwire listed eight literary homes on the market.

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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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