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October 27, 2014

Shorties (Gillian Anderson's Favorite Books, Stream Neil Young's New Album, and more)

Actress and author Gillian Anderson discussed her favorite books at The Week.

NPR Music is streaming the new Neil Young album Storytone.

The Rumpus interviewed author Susan Minot.

NPR Music is streaming the new album by Les Sins (Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick) Michael.

The Observer profiled author Jane Smiley.

PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Valery Gore.

Author James Ellroy recommended noir films on Morning Edition.

Wayne Coyne talked to All Things Considered about the new Flaming Lips album, With A Little Help From My Fwends.

All Things Considered interviewed cartoonist Jim Woodring.

NPR Music is streaming the new Bob Dylan box set The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11.

Weekend Edition interviewed Shawn Levy about his new Robert De Niro biography De Niro: A Life.

NPR Music is streaming the new Deerhoof album, La Isla Bonita.

Paste listed terrifying modern horror comics.

Heavy Blog Is Heavy listed the best spooky albums.

Jon Michaud examines the legacy of Walter M. MIller's novel A Canticle for Liebowitz at the New Yorker.

R.I.P. Cream bassist Jack Bruce.

To celebrate his 100th birthday, the Telegraph listed Dylan Thomas's best lines, quotes, and poems.

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

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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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