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September 24, 2014

Shorties (David Mitchell's Favorite Japanese Novels, Essential Cassette Store Day Releases, and more)

Author David Mitchell discussed his favorite Japanese novels at The A.V. Club.

Mitchell shared his admiration for James Wright's poem "Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota" at the Atlantic.

The 405 listed essential Cassette Store Day releases.

The Quietus and Speakers in Code interviewed Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

The Believer interviewed author David Bezmozgis.

BuzzFeed interviewed author Justin Taylor.

The A.V. Club listed 17 songs about specific times.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed editor and author Mark Doten.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer-songwriter Marika Hackman.

BuzzFeed interviewed cartoonist Alison Bechdel.

The band Zeus visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

An Edgar Allen Poe sweater.

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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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