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June 21, 2014

Shorties (National Flash Fiction Day, An Interview with Jenny Lewis, and more)

Today is National Flash Fiction Day.

Jenny Lewis talked to Rolling Stone about her forthcoming solo album.

Comic Book Resources interviewed cartoonist Gabrielle Bell.

Stereogum reconsidered Guided By Voices' Bee Thousand album 20 years after its release.

The New Yorker shared a history of books and swearing-in ceremonies.

AdHoc listed its favorite albums of the year so far.

The Record shared a "songs of the summer" mix that spans 52 years.

Newsweek profiled author Gordon Lish.

NPR Music is streaming a recent show by Sylvan Esso.

The Guardian profiled author Teju Cole.

Paste interviewed singer-songwriter and author Josh Ritter.

Financial Times interviewed author Elizabeth McCracken.

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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