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June 6, 2014

Shorties (Lydia Davis Interviewed, Essential Icelandic Albums, and more)

Bookworm interviewed author Lydia Davis.

Treble listed essential albums from Iceland.

The Rumpus interviewed author Stacey D'Erasmo.

Chrysta Bell talked to the Guardian about collaborating musically with David Lynch.

The Brooklyn Rail featured a discussion between authors Matt Bell and D. Foy.

Stereogum interviewed Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor about his solo album.

John Green listed his favorite coming-of-age books at The Week.

Against Me! visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The Guardian profiled Brazil's best young writers.

NPR Music is streaming the new Willie Nelson album, Band of Brothers.

Opera singer Jessye Norman talked books with the New York Times.

The Guardian examined how Detroit has become an electronic music cemter.

Keith Gessen examined the troubled state of publishing at Vanity Fair, using Chad Harbach's novel The Art of Fielding as an example.

Tone Deaf recommended music documentaries available to stream online for free.

Morning Edition went hitchhiking with John Waters.

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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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