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September 12, 2014

Shorties (James Franco on Adapting The Sound and the Fury, An Interview with Owen Pallett, and more)

USA Today shared an excerpt from James Franco's forthcoming book, Hollywood Dreaming: Stories, Pictures, and Poems.

Franco also talked to the Guardian about his film adaptation of Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury.

The Rumpus interviewed musician Owen Pallett.

Bookforum interviewed author Ben Lerner.

Stereogum reconsidered The Notorious BIG's album Ready To Die on its 20th anniversary.

The Guardian listed American novels that should have won the Booker Prize.

The Los Angeles Times mourned the Apple iPod.

Vulture interviewed author Joshua Ferris.

Flavorwire listed the greatest crush songs ever.

The Independent interviewed author David Mitchell.

The A.V. Club suggested entry points into the discography of Queen.

Emma Straub offered novel-writing advice at Rookie.

NPR Music is streaming a recent New Pornographers show.

The New Republic considered the legacy of John Updike's Rabbit novels.

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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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