May 20, 2015
The Guardian interviewed Laurie Anderson.
Aquarium Drunkard interviewed musician Jim O'Rourke.
The Guardian listed the top rural noir novels.
Detroit Metro-Times interviewed Michaelangelo Matos about his new book The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America.
The Huntsville Times listed the new generation of southern rock classics.
The Cleveland Scene profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.
Ratatat's new album Magnifique will be released on July 17th.
Lit Hub recommended Norwegian writers.
Great post-punk songs "that aren't by Joy Division, The Cure, or Bauhaus."
Bill Gates recommended books to read this summer.
Uncut interviewed singer-songwriter Robin Guthrie.
Laszlo Krasznahorkai has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his novel Seiobo There Below.
The Guardian shared a primer of the Hungarian author's life and work.
Paste looked back on music featured on David Letterman's late night show.
All Things Considered interviewed cartoonist Jules Feiffer.
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)