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October 22, 2014

Shorties (Austin Kleon's Manifesto for Reading, An R.E.M. Documentary, and more)

Austin Kleon shared a "manifesto for reading."

Stream the trailer for the documentary R.E.M. by MTV. interviewed Dee Dee Penny of Dum Dum Girls.

Poet Billy Collins shared his love for Yeats' "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" at the Atlantic.

The A.V. Club reconsidered Tori Amos's Under the Pink album 20 years after its release.

Author Marlon James talked "post-post-colonial writers" with BBC News.

Flavorwire interviewed singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan about her new album Heartleap.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed poet Kate Durbin.

Thurston Moore shared a "best day" soundtrack at the A.V. Club.

Author Gina B. Nahai interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Angus and Julia Stone visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The Guardian listed the top novels about civil wars.

Justin Townes Earle covered Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams."

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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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