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November 4, 2014

Shorties (An Interview with Haruki Murakami, Antony Hegarty Talked to The Quietus, and more)

The Telegraph interviewed author Haruki Murakami.

"What’s more, he says, he doesn’t like thinking of himself as creative. 'I've always admired routine and sticking to it,' he says. 'However depressed I am, however lonely or sad, routine work helps me. I love it. Basically I think of myself as an engineer or a gardener or something like that. Not a creator, that’s too heavy for me. I’m not that kind of person. I just stick to the routine work.'"

The Quietus interviewed singer-songwriter Antony Hegarty.

Impose interviewed musician Mary Timony.

Time Out New York interviewed author Eimear McBride.

Queensryche is selling shares in the band to the public.

Morning Edition interviewed musician Carlos Santana about his new memoir The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light.

Biographile shared a book lovers guide to streaming authors' readings on Spotify.

Flavorwire previewed November's music releases.

Cory Doctorow talked to All Things Considered about his new book Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age.

Clash listed Octobers best music releases.

The Atlantic offered a list of strategies to better comprehend poetry.

The band alt-J visited The Current studio for an acoustic performance and interview.

Bustle previewed November's best new books.

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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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