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March 23, 2015

Shorties (Recommended Books for Wes Anderson Fans, Stream the New Sufjan Stevens Album, and more)

River City Reading recommended books for fans of Wes Anderson's movies.

NPR Music is streaming the new Sufjan Stevens album Carrie & Lowell.

ABC Local interviewed author Joanna Rakoff.

Stereogum reconsidered the Decemberists' Picaresque album 10 years after its debut.

The Rumpus interviewed author Skip Horack.

PopMatters shared an annotated guide to the videos of songs from Radiohead's The Bends album.

The Quietus shared an excerpt from Sarah Gerard's debut novel Binary Star.

VICE talked wrestling with Mountain Goats frontman John Darnielle.

The New Zealand Herald profiled author Haruki Murakami.

NPR Music is streaming the new Lower Dens album Escape from Evil.

Flavorwire econsidered Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1862 novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Jeff Tweedy talked to the Los Angeles Times about forming a band with his son.

VICE interviewed Alejandro Jodorowsky about filmmaking, poetry, and fiction writing.

NPR Music is streaming the new Death Cab for Cutie album Kintsugi.

Kazuo Ishiguro talked to the Toronto Star about his novel The Buried Giant.

The Guardian explored Prince's vault of unreleased music.

Are you as well-read as Daria Morgendorffer?

The A.V. Club listed songs with pivotal key changes.

Author Allan Gurganus discussed his favorite books with sympathetic characters in dangerous settings at The Week.

The top 100 black metal albums.

James Hannaham discussed being a southern writer at BuzzFeed.

Stream one of Courtney Barnett's SXSW performances.

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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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