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June 8, 2015

Shorties (Judy Blume on Her New Novel, Stream the New Heartless Bastards Album, and more)

Weekend Edition interviewed Judy Blume about her new novel In the Unlikely Event.

The New Yorker recapped Blume's recent event at Manhattan's 92Y.

NPR Music is streaming the new Heartless Bastards album Restless Ones.

Biographile recommended biographies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

The L.A. Record interviewed Craig Ibarra about his book

Bookstore cats.

Pitchfork examined how Kevin Devine and David Bazan are releasing music in innovative ways.

BOMB interviewed Tim Parks about his new collection Where I’m Reading From: The Changing World of Books.

All Things Considered interviewed the director of the new Brian Wilson biopic.

The Dissolve interviewed Wilson and John Cusack about the film.

Lit Hub features an excerpt from Tracy O'Neil's new novel The Hopeful.

FACT remembered the band In Camera.

A list of the most evil children in literature.

The Record examined how streaming services are remaking the pop charts.

The Orange County Register listed the best books set in Orange County, California.

Disclosure's next album Caracal will be released in September.

Weekend Edition interviewed Lisa Gornick about her new short story collection Louisa Meets Bear.

NPR Music is streaming Alpine's new album Yuck.

Author Neal Stephenson discussed his favorite books at The Week.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Bridie Monds-Watson of the musical project SOAK.

NPR Music is streaming Richard Thompson's new album Still.

All Things Considered interviewed Jesse Goolsby about his debut novel I'd Walk with My Friends If I Could Find Them.

The Guardian recommended current artists for fans of 90s guitar bands.

BuzzFeed listed underrated books every book lover should read.

NIco Muhly talked to the Guardian about his new Alan Turing opera.

The Kansas City Star praised Jami Attenberg's new novel Saint Maizie.

Attenberg shared a food diary with Grub Street.

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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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