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June 13, 2014

Shorties (Remembering Italo Calvino as a Father, Reminiscing About the C86 Music Movement, and more)

Italo Calvino's daughter remembers her father at Al Jazeera.

Nicolas Wroe of Love Act reminisced about the C86 movement at the Guardian.

Bookslut interviewed author Peter Mountford.

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood discussed his love for classical music at the Guardian.

The Rumpus interviewed Kate Christensen.

PopMatters profiled the band Gogol Bordello.

The shortlist for the 2014 Frank O'Connor Prize for short story collections has been named.

Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributors AL Kennedy, Lara van den Berg, and Ben Marcus.

Dangerous Minds shared some isolated Karen Carpenter vocal tracks.

The Two-Way interviewed author Juan Gabriel Vasquez.

Paste listed the 20 best "going solo" debut albums.

All Things Considered interviewed the the next poet laureate of the United States, Charles Wright.

Musician Jarvis Cocker listed his favorite music books at the Guardian.

Fresh Air interviewed Hillary Clinton about her new memoir.

BuzzFeed recommended literary podcasts.

Bob Mould visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Grub Street recommended food books to read this summer.

Stream the Frog Eyes album Carey's Cold Spring at Exclaim!.

Books and Authors interviewed Evan Fallenberg about his new novel When We Danced on Water.

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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)

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