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May 29, 2014

Shorties (Authors Who Are Brilliant at Twitter, Great Metaphors in Song, and more)

The Guardian listed authors who are brilliant at Twitter.

Paste listed 10 great metaphors in song.

Reverb interviewed Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus about her musical influences.

Literally matches photos of booksellers in their bookstores with their book recommendations.

Stream Bob Mould's new album Beauty and Ruin at Pitchfork.

Kirkus Reviews has announced three yearly $50,000 book prizes.

The Old 97's visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Roxane Gay's debut novel An Untamed State.

PopMatters interviewed musician Owen Pallett.

Bookworm interviewed Icelandic author Sjon.

All Things Considered celebrated the history of Blue Note Records on the label's 75th anniversary.

A Blog Supreme listed great solos in the record label's history.

R.I.P., Maya Angelou.

Robyn and Royksopp's Svein Berge and Torbjorn Brundtland break down their album Do It Again track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

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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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