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June 3, 2015

Shorties (Tips on Surviving Literary Parties, Stream the New Jenny Hval Album, and more)

Tips to survive literary parties.

The New York Times is streaming Jenny Hval's new album Apocalypse, Girl.

Caroline Leavitt interviewed Jen Grow about her short story collection My Life as a Mermaid.

Impose interviewed Ceremony frontman Ross Farrar about the band's new album The L-Shaped Man.

The Rumpus interviewed author Marge Piercy.

Brooklyn Magazine interviewed musician Jon De Rosa.

Guernica interviewed author James Hannaham.

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine spun some of her favorite songs at World Cafe.

The Two Book Minimum podcast interviewed author Will Chancellor.

The Grateful Dead will release an 8--disc box set, 30 Trips Around The Sun.

The 2015 Lambda Literary Award winners have been named.

Paste profiled musician Joan Jett.

Jami Attenberg talked to The Millions and The Rumpus about her new novel Saint Maizie.

Test how well you hear audio quality at The Record.

The New Republic profiled the late Barney Rosset, founder and publisher of the Evergreen Review.

Screaming Females covered Taylor Swift's "Take It Off."

The Lawrence Public Library recommended superhero novels for adults.

DIY listed the anticipated albums from the rest of 2015.

Jonathan Galassi talked to All Things Considered about his new novel Muse.

BrooklynVegan interviewed Saint Etienne's Sarah Cracknell about her solo album Red Kite.

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

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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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