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May 14, 2014

Shorties (Joshua Ferris on His New Novel, Stream the New Roots Album, and more)

Joshua Ferris discussed his new novel To Rise Again at a Decent Hour with his editor, Reagan Arthur, at Slate.

Pitchfork is streaming the new Roots album, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin.

Bookforum interviewed Jennifer Percy about her book Demon Camp.

The Guardian Music blog shared a playlist of new Middle Eastern and North African music.

Stereogum listed the 10 best John Lennon songs.

Public Spectacle profiled cartoonist Jaime Hernandez.

Rock*A*Teens kicked off their reunion tour.

Runnin' Scared interviewed Mimi Pond about her graphic novel Over Easy.

The 405 examined mixtape culture in the digital music era.

Cartoonist Roz Chast discussed her memoir Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

St. Vincent's Annie Clark shared a playlist of "dinner party on the moon" tracks at Rolling Stone.

BuzzFeed recommended books to read this summer and

The Record examined the enduring allure of Tori Amos and her music.

Bustle and Tin House interviewed Julia Fierro about her debut novel Cutting Teeth.

Flavorwire shared a collection of sad songs about sex.

The Scottish Book Trust listed 12 essential novels set in modern London.

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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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