August 21, 2014
Vulture interviewed author Margaret Atwood.
Word and Film listed the best overlooked film soundtracks.
Time, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Wall Street Journal reviewed the new Haruki Murakami novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.
Bookworm interviewed author Kevin Birmingham.
SPIN interviewed Alex Levine of the band So So Glos.
Vogue interviewed Italian novelist Elena Ferrante.
Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij discussed his Broadway scoring debut with Stereogum.
All Things Considered examined diversity in the publishing industry.
Deceptive Cadence chronicled the use of classical music on The Simpsons over the years.
The Guardian listed the best restaurants and bars in modern literature.
Royal Blood discuss their new self-titled album track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.
Time Out New York interviewed author Justin Taylor.
Strand of Oaks visited The Current for an interview and live performance.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
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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)