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December 10, 2014

Shorties (An Elena Ferrante Interview, A Johny Marr Interview, and more)

Te New York Times interviewed the author Elena Ferrante.

Fresh Meat interviewed former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr.

32 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 552), including Bill Gates' best books, Bustle's best debut fiction, Jeff VanderMeer's favorite fiction, and Paste's best comics.

The Guardian listed the top neo-Victorian novels.

Singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The Guardian shared a Huckleberry Finn quiz.

Rolling Stone interviewed Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan.

The Rumpus interviewed author Wayne Harrison.

Modest Mouse will release a new album in 2015.

Read an excerpt from John Benditt's forthcoming novel The Boatmaker.

The A.V. Club listed spoken word songs by artists who usually sang.

Brain Pickings collected writing advice from great authors.

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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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