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March 11, 2015

Shorties (The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist, A Playlist of Literary Songs, and more)

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2015 longlist.

Book Riot shared a playlist of literary songs.

The Rumpus interviewed poet Thomas Q. Morin.

SPIN profiled the band Girlpool.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Claire Fuller's novel Our Endless Numbered Days.

Alt.Latino explored the connection between Tex-Mex music and polka.

Biographile interviewed Anna Lyndsey about her memoir Girl in the Dark.

Musicians discussed their favorite Radiohead songs at Stereogum.

Scott McCloud talked to Varsity about his graphic novel The Sculptor.

The Guardian shared a history of movie stars lip synching in music videos.

Flavorwire recommended books about death, grief, and dying.

The Jazz Line examined the genre's steady loss of listeners.

A new Umberto Eco novel, Numero Zero, will be published this fall.

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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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