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October 9, 2014

Shorties (Patrick Modiano Was Awarded the Nobel Prize For Literature, Replacements Bootlegs Reconsidered, and more)

French author Patrick Modiano was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Pitchfork reconsidered Replacements bootleg recordings from the 1980s.

Lena Dunham's favorite books.

Musician Mary Timony shared her musical history with Pitchfork.

Dame interviewed author Caitlin Moran.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter Will Oldham.

The Rumpus interviewed author Sean Michaels.

The Oregonian listed 2004 album releases that deserve anniversary celebrations.

The Guardian listed the top 10 unfinishable novels.

Physicist Stephen Hawking has provided vocals for Pink Floyd's new album.

Bookworm interviewed cartoonist Charles Burns.

Flavorwire interviewed singer-songwriter Zola Jesus.

The New York Times reports that lost stories by Truman Capote are being published in German, with English editions to come.

Drowned in Sound interviewed guitarist Johnny Marr.

Author Jodi Picoult talked books and reading with the New York Times.

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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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