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May 19, 2014

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

Vox Tablet interviewed Joshua Ferris about his new novel To Rise Again at a Decent Hour.

NPR Music is streaming Owen Pallett's new album In Conflict.

The Honest Ulsterman interviewed author Eimear McBride.

The Guardian profiled Kathleen Hanna.

China Digital Times interviewed author Yiyun Li.

iTunes is streaming Sharon van Etten's new album Are We There.

Publishers Weekly published and discussed the results of its 2014 MFA survey.

Ploughshares recommended fiction about music.

NME listed 15 reasons why Oasis' Definitely Maybe is still great 20 years after its release.

The Guardian's Australia Culture Blog profiled author Emma Donoghue.

PopMatters profiled the Pixies.

Francine Prose talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932.

NPR Music is streaming Sean Kuti's new album A Long Way to the Beginning.

BuzzFeed interviewed Roxane Gay about her new novel An Untamed State.

The Guardian previewed this week's new music releases.

Edward St. Aubyn's new novel Lost For Words won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction.

Flavorwire listed the best covers of Joy Division songs.

Food writer Mark Bittman listed his favorite books about food at The Week.

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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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