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October 10, 2014

Shorties (Patrick Modiano Profiled, The Best Albums of the 2000s, and more)

The New Yorker and the Telegraph profiled Nobel Prize-winning author Patrick Modiano.

Slate recommended entry points into the author's work.

PopMatters wrapped up its 100 best albums of the 2000s list.

Josh Ritter talked to Westword about literature's influence on his songwriting.

Elle excerpted an essay by Grimes' Claire Boucher from Rookie Yearbook Three.

3:AM features an excerpt from Nicholas Rombes' new novel The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing.

Treble listed essential UK post-punk albums.

Female cartoonists talked to Morning Edition about misogyny in comics.

Drowned in Sound interviewed members of Slowdive about the band's reunion

Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" posts.

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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