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October 1, 2014

Shorties (Nobel Prize for Literature Odds, Linda Thompson on Leonard Cohen, and more)

Haruki Murakami is once again the consensus favorite for the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature according to bookmakers.

Linda Thompson discussed Leonard Cohen's new album Popular Problems at The Talkhouse.

The Rumpus interviewed author Thomas Page McBee.

SPIN profiled Walter Martin of the Walkmen.

Douglas Wolk annotated part of his 33 1/3 book on James Brown's Live at the Apollo album at Lit Genius.

Noisey profiled singer-songwriter Christopher Owens.

Flavorwire listed Prince's "most Prince" moments.

Irvine Welsh shared his admiration of Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange at the Telegraph.

Vashti Bunyan broke her new album Heartleap down track-by-track at Drowned in Sound.

GOOD listed five of Rory Gilmore's favorite books that fully explain the television series The Gilmore Girls.

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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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