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June 17, 2015

Shorties (Jim Crace Won the Impac Prize, The Best Albums of 2016 (So Far), and more)

Jim Crace has been awarded the Impac Prize for his novel Harvest.

The Irish Times profiled Crace.


Stereogum listed the best albums of 2015 so far.


Biographile interviewed Robert Roper, author of the biography Nabokov in America.


Best Coast visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.


Read an excerpt from Matt Bell's book on the video game Baldur's Gate II.


Stream a new Foals song.


Ozy interviewed author Andre Alexis.


Paste examined the musical legacy of jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman.


Author Bill Hillman interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt from his new book, Mozos: A Decade Running with the Bulls of Spain.


The Record shared a primer to the music of dance producer Giorgio Moroder.


The Catapult podcast interviewed authors Jami Attenberg and Emily Schultz.

The Lit Up Show also interviewed Attenberg.


Stream Pitchfork's documentary on the making of Slowdive's Souvlaki album.


Flavorwire recommended comic book series to read this summer.


Paste profiled the band Wolf Alice.


Kate Atkinson discussed her novel A God in Ruins with Morning Edition.


Drowned in Sound interviewed the National's Bryce Dessner about his solo work.


Fresh Air interviewed Etgar Keret about his new memoir The Seven Good Years.


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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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