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October 23, 2014

Shorties (An Interview with Marilynne Robinson, The Best Paris Bookshops, and more)

The Barnes and Noble Review interviewed author Marilynne Robinson.

The LSE Review of Books listed the best bookshops in Paris.

The Rumpus interviewed Sabina Sciubba, lead singer of Brazilian Girls.

Smithsonian interviewed Blondie guitarist Chris Stein about his new book of photographs Chris Stein / Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk.

Manhattan's The Strand bookstore now sells vinyl LPs.

BuzzFeed listed great American independent bookstores.

PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Cory Branan.

USA Today features an excerpt from Neil Gaiman's forthcoming short story collection Trigger Warning.

Stream a previously unreleased version of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" at Rolling Stone.

Electric Literature shared a literary atlas to Ireland.

Musician Herbie Hancock talked to Morning Edition about his memoir Possibilities.

The A.V. Club considered film and television adaptations of Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice.

Members of the bands Eagulls and Hookworms interviewed each other at Drowned in Sound.

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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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