May 27, 2014
Slate interviewed author Emma Donoghue.
Margaret Atwood's first opera, Pauline, has opened in Vancouver.
Critic Jody Rosen defended "schlock music" at Vulture.
Emma Straub talked to Bustle about her new novel The Vacationers.
Rick Moody on jam bands at The Rumpus.
The New Yorker examined J.R.R. Tolkien's life work of translating "Beowolf."
The Quietus interviewed the Liverpool band All We Are.
Huffington Post lists the inspirations behind literary works.
Singer-songwriter Anna Calvi talked to the Guardian about her music.
Ian Rankin has been named Scotland's favorite writer of all time.
PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell.
The Washington Post profiled the literary website Electric Literature.
Flavorwire listed alternative summer anthems.
The Guardian listed 10 American authors British children should study.
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)
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