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June 1, 2014

Shorties (Two New Books About J.D. Salinger, Owen Pallett's Favorite Albums, and more)

Tablet reviewed two recently published biographical sketches of J.D. Salinger, J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist, by Thomas Beller, and My Salinger Year, by Joanna Rakoff.


Owen Pallett listed his favorite albums at The Quietus.


Salon interviewed author Colson Whitehead.


Ryan Adams covered the Pointer Sisters' song "Neutron Dance."


The Observer remembered Maya Angelou.


Juana Molina played a Tiny Desk Concert.


The OUPblog shared a classic short story quiz.


Screenwriter listed 10 essential albums released by Blue Note.


Weekend Edition interviewed Emma Straub about her new novel The Vacationers.


Crumbler shared an oral history of Music Tumblr.


The Guardian profiled author Donna Tartt.


The Emperor Machine listed the 10 best old school electro tracks at Dummy.


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)s


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