April 14, 2015
The shortlist for the Baileys Womens Prize for Fiction has been named:
Patti Smith's new memoir, M Train, will be published in October.
Jana Hunter of Lower Dens wrote about misogyny in the music industry at Cosmopolitan.
The Believer interviewed actress and poet Amber Tamblyn.
Pitchfork reviewed Coachella 2015.
All Things Considered interviewed Tina Packer about her new book Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays.
Aquarium Drunkard listed essential unreleased David Bowie releases.
Arabic Literature (In English) recommended books inspired by the Lebanese civil war.
Noisey interviewed singer-songwriter John Vanderslice.
The 10 most challenged library and school books of 2014.
The Daily Beast examined jazz saxophonist Lester Young's influence on both music and popular culture.
R.I.P. author Eduardo Galeano.
Twin Shadow visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Poet Janaka Stucky extolls the benefits of independent bookstores online merchants at the Poetry Foundation.
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)
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)