July 28, 2014
Shorties (An Excerpt from Haruki Murakami's New Novel, Stream the New Christiopher Denny Album, and more)
Slate shares an excerpt from Haruki Murakami's forthcoming novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, as well as an interactive introduction to the book.
NPR Music is streaming the new Christopher Denny album If the Roses Don't Kill Us.
Samantha Irby interviewed Sari Botton at The Rumpus.
The Rumpus interviewed author Richard Russo.
NPR Music is streaming the new Spider Bags album Frozen Letter.
A bestselling ghostwriter shared the tricks of his trade with the Observer.
The New York Times magazine profiled singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis.
NPR Music is streaming Lewis's Newport Folk Festival performance.
Paste listed the best music documentaries streaming on Netflix.
Authors Edwidge Danticat and Katia Ulysse talked at Salon.
Stream David Kilgour's new album at Wondering Sound.
Germaine Greer discussed her favorite books at The Week.
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)
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)