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April 7, 2015

Shorties (Jonathan Lethem Interviewed, Philip Glass on His New Memoir, and more)

Hopes & Fears interviewed author Jonathan Lethem.

Philip Glass talked to Deceptive Cadence about his memoir Words Without Music.

Read an excerpt from the book.

The shortlist for the 2014 Believer Book Award has been announced.

The Quietus interviewed Martin Gore about his first solo album of original material, MG.

Teaching Thomas Pynchon.

The Los Angeles Review of Books podcast interviewed author Laila Lalami.

Stream a new Mac McCaughan song, from his solo album Non-Believers.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed Mary Morris about her novel The Jazz Palace.

Stream a new Desaparecidos song, from their forthcoming album Payola.

A librarian listed Mad Men's best literary references at Vulture.

Impose and PopMatters interviewed Jana Hunter of the Lower Dens.

The Daily North Shore profiled author Courtney Maum.

All Things Considered profiled the band Lord Huron.

Den of Geek interviewed author Ursula K. Le Guin.

Henry Rollins extolled the value of singles at LA Weekly.

Vulture interviewed author Hilary Mantel about her novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

Death Cab for Cutie played a Tiny Desk Concert.

VIDA has released its 2014 numbers.

Father John Misty visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The Telegraph is tracking 2015's best books.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Gary Jarman about the new Cribs album For All My Sisters.

Salmon Rushdie discussed his harsh ratings of books on Goodreads with the Independent.

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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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