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May 5, 2014

Shorties (Michael Cunningham on His New Novel, Stream the New Mirah Album, and more)

Weekend Edition interviewed Michael Cunningham about his new novel The Snow Queen.

NPR Music is streaming the new Mirah album, Changing Light.

PEN America shared two Eileen Myles poems.

NPR Music is streaming Sylvan Esso's self-titled album [mp3]

The Quietus interviewed author Sam Byers.

Nelson George talked to Pitchfork about his new book The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Style.

Stacey D'Erasmo shared a playlist of songs the protagonist of her new novel, Wonderland, would listen to on tour with Mother Jones.

PopMatters is streaming the new Hallelujah the Hills album, Have You Ever Done Something Evil?.

Weekend Edition interviewed Katherine Newman, co-author of the book After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa.

NPR Music is streaming the new Swans album, To Be Kind.

Indexing rappers by the number of unique words in their lyrics.

Max Brooks listed his favorite graphic novels about war 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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