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February 26, 2015

Shorties (Knausgaard's United States Experience, Jimmy Page on Physical Graffiti, and more)

The New York Times magazine features an essay by Karl Ove Knausgaard which chronicles his travels in the United States.

Jimmy Page talked to All Songs Considered about the 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti album.

Word and Film interviewed author Matthew Dickman.

What if grunge never happened?

Edward St. Aubyn will reimagine Shakespeare's King Lear in a forthcoming novel.

Dan Deacon played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Exclaim! profiled Deacon.

Electric Literature interviewed author John Benditt.

Under the Radar profiled singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis.

Author Matt Sumell listed the top troublemakers in fiction.

SPIN shared an oral history of the Simple Minds song "Don't You (Forget About Me)."

Bookworm interviewed poet Peter Cole.

The A.V. Club suggested entry points into '80s UK synth pop.

VICE interviewed author Laura van den Berg.

Stream Thom Yorke's collaborative soundtrack for the documentary The UK Gold.

The importance of a book's final sentence.

Paste interviewed Iron and Wine's Sam Beam.

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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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