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June 12, 2015

Shorties (An Interview with Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Record Shopping with Torres, and more)

Morning Edition profiled poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Singer-songwriter Torres went record shopping with The 405.

Author Rebecca Dinerstein listed her top books about being alone at the Guardian.

Pitchfork interviewed members of the band Savages.

The Rumpus interviewed Jeremy Hawkins about his debut novel The Last Days of Video.

R.I.P. Country Music Hall of Fame member Jim Ed Brown.

Author Ann Packer interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt from her new novel The Children's Crusade.

The new Foals album, What Went Down, will be released on August 28th.

The Telegraph profiled author Sarah Hall.

Rolling Stone looked back on actor Christopher Lee's heavy metal music career.

The Independent profiled author Tom Drury.

The Waterloo Record profiled singer-songwriter Carolyn Mark.

Jami Attenberg talked reading with the Daily Mail.

SPIN listed the best cassette releases of 2015 so far.

Designer and author Chip Kidd shared his favorite book covers at Time.

Paste interviewed musicians Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck.

The Oxford American interviewed poet Ansel Elkins.

Louder Than War listed great Planet Mu albums to celebrate the label's 20th anniversary.

The Millions recommended Father's Day books for dads who actually read.

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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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