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March 26, 2015

Shorties (An Interview with Rachel Kushner, The New Mekons Documentary, and more)

Bookworm interviewed author Rachel Kushner.

Rolling Stone went behind the scenes of the Revenge of the Mekons documentary.

Kickstarter interviewed Emily Books founders Emily Gould and Ruth Curry.

Author Antonio Ruiz-Camacho interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt from his short story collection Barefoot Dogs.

Aquarium Drunkard shared a new mixtape, "a tranquil blend of global folk, gospel, soul and psych."

Author James Meek reviewed Mad Men at the London Review of Books.

Stereogum interviewed musician Chilly Gonzales.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author James Hannaham.

SPIN interviewed Lightning Bolt singer-drummer Brian Chippendale.

The Lifted Brow interviewed author Jesse Ball.

Salon interviewed Scott McCaughey of The Minus 5 and Young Fresh Fellows.

Mental Floss separated fact from fiction in Jack Kerouac's book On the Road.

Berfrois examined "the chaos of music genres."

A new collection of Charles Bukowski's writing about cats will be published this fall.

The Decemberists visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The publisher at Penguin Random House India discussed the process of acquiring and publishing Akhil Sharma's Folio Prize-winning novel Family Life at

The Telegraph profiled Sharma.

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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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