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May 10, 2014

Shorties (Book Recommendation Websites, The 20th Anniversary of Weezer's Blue Album, and more)

The Guardian Books blog listed its favorite book recommendation websites.

Flavorwire had musicians dissect Weezer's Blue Album on its 20th anniversary.

Stereogum also looked back on the album.

The Guardian pondered the precarious nature of literary reputations.

The National Post interviewed cartoonist Diane Obomsawin about her graphic novel On Loving Women.

Timber Timbre played a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Music.

Lev Grossman recommends science fiction that deals with climate change at All Things Considered.

At the New Yorker, Sasha Frere-Jones interviewed pop-chart analyst Chris Molanphy about making the music charts more relevant.

Flavorwire listed the most horrible mothers in fiction.

The Band Two Harbors visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Paste listed the last 13 feminist bookstores in the Unites States and Canada.

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
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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