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April 17, 2015

Shorties (Essential Saul Bellow Novels, Doug Martsch on the New Built To Spill Album, and more)

The Guardian listed the essential Saul Bellow novels.

SPIN interviewed Doug Martsch about the new Built to Spill album Untethered Moon.

The moment Saul Bellow found his literary voice.

Vashti Bunyan and Josh Dibb (Deakin) of Animal Collective discussed recording the Prospect Hummer EP together at The Quietus.

Vetiver frontman Andy Cabic shared a mixtape at Aquarium Drunkard.

Meg Wolitzer discussed her literary inspiration, Mary McCarthy at the Los Angeles Times.

Strand of Oaks' Timothy Showalter profiled.

ArtsBeat profiled the literary careers of X-Files actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

Stream a new Wolf Alice song.

Bookworm interviewed author David Vann.

Stream a new Wild Beasts song.

Electric Literature and Alibris interviewed author T.C. Boyle.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Mews frontman Jonas Bjerre.

The Wall Street Journal shared an unpublished excerpt from Madeline L' Engle's novel A Wrinkle in Time.

Stream an unaired 1977 interview with David Bowie.

The shortlists for PEN's 2015 literary awards have been named.

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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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