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August 28, 2014

Shorties (A Murakami Meal, Bruce Springsteen's Children's Book, and more)

A Portland chef has created a nine-course meal as an homage to author Haruki Murakami.

Bruce Springsteen has co-authored a children's book.

PopMatters previewed September's new music releases.

The Daily Express listed the best books about serial killers.

Paste listed the best garage rock songs of all time.

PopMatters listed essential 1980s alternative rock albums.

Vulture recommended last-minute beach reads.

Sound of the City explained why celebrating album anniversaries is pointless.

Morning Edition profiled comics legend Jack Kirby.

Robert Plant talked to the Telegraph about the demise of great frontmen.

Flavorwire shared an excerpt from Liz Prince's graphic memoir Tomboy.

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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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