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June 22, 2014

Shorties (An Interview with Charles Bukowski's Publisher, Why Jorge Luis Borges Hated Soccer, and more)

Vice interviewed Charles Bukowski's longtine publisher.

The New Republic explored Jorge Luis Borges' aversion to soccer.

The Telegraph pondered the digital future of the book.

blogTO listed the top movies about Toronto bands.

Author Ru Freeman recommended Alessandro Baricco's novella Silk at NPR Books.

Deceptive Cadence talks to the creators of a new opera, 27, inspired by the life of Gertrude Stein.

The Record profiled singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey.

Fresh Air interviewed author David Gilbert about his novel &Sons.

The June Music Alliance Project recommendations encompass 27 songs from 27 music blogs in 27 countries.

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)

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