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December 4, 2014

Shorties (Manhattan's New French Bookstore, An Interview with Composer Terry Riley, and more)

The New Yorker profiled Albertine Reparue, Manhattan's new French bookshop.

Innerviews interviewed composer Terry Riley.

26 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 334), including NPR's books of the year, Newsweek's favorite books,'s overlooked books, and The New York Times' notable children's books.

Guernica interviewed poet Kevin Young.

Fresh Air recommended recently published books for jazz lovers.

Stream a new Sleater-Kinney song.

The Hollywood Reporter listed the most powerful authors in Hollywood.

The Florence Times-Daily interviewed Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers.

Author John Corey Whaley listed the best coming-of-age stories at the Guardian.

Stream a new Purity Ring song.

CBC Books listed five of literature's most fascinating serial killers.

Studio 360 shared a guide to 2014's new alt-holiday music.

A marathon reading of Emily Dickinson's work in Washington on Monday will celebrate the poet's birthday.

Nick Lowe visited The Current studio for a live performance (backed by Los Straightjackets) and an interview.

BBC Radio 4 interviewed Elizabeth Wurtzel about the writing of her book Prozac Nation.

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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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