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October 30, 2014

Shorties (An Excerpt from Denis Johnson's New Novel, Stream Performances from Pitchfork Paris, and more)

Work in Progress features an excerpt from Denis Johnson's new novel The Laughing Monsters.

Stream live performances from the Pitchfork Paris music festival starting today. interviewed author Nicola Griffith.

New York magazine shared a "complete ebola-quarantine reading guide."

Impose interviewed Liz Harris of the band Grouper.

Jeff VanderMeer explored the power of "weird" fiction at the Atlantic.

PJ Harvey covered Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' "Red Right Hand."

The Guardian examined running's benefits for writers.

Bookworm interviewed John Darnielle about his novel Wolf in White Van.

Paste shared a Halloween playlist.

NPR Books recommended graphic novels and comics anthologies for Halloween.

The Guardian listed 10 of the best Siouxsie and the Banshees songs.

R.I.P. poet Galway Kinnell.

Drowned in Sound interviewed singer James Graham of The Twilight Sad.

Author Kathleen Rooney made a case for reading political fiction at the Chicago Tribune.

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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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