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April 8, 2015

Shorties (Literary Hub Launches Today, A Karen Dalton Tribute Album, and more)

Literary Hub, an expansive new online literary magazine, launched today. Read their interview with Lydia Davis.

The New York Times also interviewed Davis.


The compilation Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton features Lucinda Williams, Sharon Van Etten, Larkin Grimm, and others, and will be released on May 26th.


Nailed features new fiction from D. Foy.


All Things Considered remembered Billie Holiday 100 years after her birth.


ArtsBeat talked to Atticus Lish about being awarded the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for his novel Preparation for the Next Life.


Stream Andrew Bird's cover of the New Pornographers' "The Fake Headlines."


The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Daniel Levine.


Rolling Stone profiled John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.

Darnielle listed his favorite wrestling videos at Vulture.

SPIN interviewed Darnielle.


The Guardian considered the surprisingly literary shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction and fantasy.


Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant discussed the genesis of Echo and the Bunnymen's "The Killing Moon" at the Guardian.


The New York Times Magazine profiled author Toni Morrison.


The Record shared a guide to the music of Mad Men.


Fresh Air interviewed Masha Gessen about her new book The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy.


Drowned in Sound interviewed Death cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard.


The longlists for the 2015 Best Translated Book Awards have been announced.


Stream Kathryn Calder's new self-titled album at Hype Machine.


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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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