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June 16, 2014

Shorties (The Literary Influence and Musicality of James Joyce, An Interview with Peter Silberman of the Antlers, and more)

Salon examined the literary influence of James Joyce's Ulysses.

The Conversation looks back on Joyce's musicality.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Antlers' frontman Peter Silberman about the band's new album, Familiars.

Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for "Let's Tell This Story Properly."

NPR Music is streaming Circulatory System's Mosaics Within Mosaics.

Jacket Copy interviewed author Mimi Lipson.

PopMatters profiled singer-songwriter Chad VanGaalen.

The New Yorker interviewed Maile Meloy about her story in this week's issue, "Madame Lazarus."

NPR Music is streaming Strand of Oaks' new album Heal.

The Irish Times interviewed author Miriam Toews.

Music & Literature interviewed poet Mary Ruefle.

NPR Music is streaming the new Phish album, Fuego.

Weekend Edition interviewed poet Douglas Kearney.

Alt.Latino profiles contemporary Brazilian musicians.

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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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