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April 20, 2015

Shorties (Stoner Books for 4/20, Rock Memoirs Worth Reading, and more)

Bustle recommended stoner reads for 4/20.

The Irish Times listed rock memoirs worth reading.

SPIN listed essential Damon Albarn albums not by Blur.

Literary maps of the United States,

NPR Music is streaming Paul de Jong's album IF.

Litro interviewed Paul McVeigh about his debut novel The Good Son.

Read Laurie Anderson and Patti Smith's speeches at Lou Reed's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Rumpus interviewed author Jill Alexander Essbaum.

NPR Music is streaming Jackson Scott's Sunshine Redux album.

The Library of Congress has posted online many recordings from its Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.

SPIN interviewed members of the band Wire.

OUPblog shared a reading list for Earth Day.

NPR Music is streaming the new Brown Bird album Axis Mundi.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author James Tadd Adcox.

The Arts Desk interviewed singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith.

The Baltimore Sun profiled author Michael Chabon.

NPR Music is streaming Bill Fay's new album Who Is the Sender.

All Things Considered interviewed Steven Milhauser about his new short story collection Voices in the Night.

NPR Music is streaming Braids' new album Deep in the Iris.

Weekend Edition interviewed poet Gary Snyder.

Drowned in Sound is streaming the new Mew album + -.

BuzzFeed recommended Indian graphic novels.

The A.V. Club recommended entry points into the psychobilly music genre.

The Quietus interviewed author Atticus Lish.

Newsday interviewed Ellis Ludwig-Leone of the band San Fermin.

The New York Times reviewed the musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir Fun Home.

Noisey profiled the women of the UK punk scene that influenced the Riot Grrrl movement,.

BuzzFeed recommended spring's best new books.

Weekend Edition noted the return t popularity of the flexidisc.

Longreads shared an excerpt from James Grissom's book Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog.

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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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