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November 24, 2014

Shorties (The Reading Habits of Writers, Stream the New She and Him Covers Album, and more)

The Believer asked writers about their reading habits.

NPR Music is streaming She and Him's new covers album, Classics.

23 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 216), including the Globe and Mail's best books of the year, the Telegraph's best biographies, and several from the Wall Street Journal.

Biographile listed essential books about Berlin.

Turntable Kitchen shared a mid-Autumn mix perfect for soundtracking your Thanksgiving meal.

The Slashdot community interviewed author Warren Ellis.

The Atlantic examines the rise in first-person narrative online.

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

Flavorwire listed the short stories behind famous films.

The Fader explored Red Bull's patronage of independent music and its effects on the industry.

Carolyn Chute talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel Treat Us Like Dogs and We Will Become Wolves.

Drowned in Sound interviewed rising singer-songwriter Hannah Lou Clark.

Bon Appetit shared a menu to pair with Beyonce music.

Dick Cavett discussed his favorite books at The Week.

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also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

List of Online "Best of 2014" Book Lists

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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