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July 17, 2015

Shorties (The 60th Anniversary of The Ginger Man, David Byrne's Meltdown Lending Library, and more)

The Irish Times shared the history of J.P. Donleavy's novel The Ginger Man, published 60 years ago.

David Byrne will share his library of music books at this year's Meltdown music festival.

The Rumpus interviewed author Neil Smith.

Thump listed the greatest dance albums of all time.

The Nervous Breakdown shared an excerpt from Mia Couto's novel Confession of the Lioness.

The shortlist for Canada's 2015 Polaris Music Prize has been named.

Ta-Nehisi Coates talked to Rolling Stone about his new book Between the World and Me.

SPIN profiled the band Youth Lagoon.

Time interviewed cartoonist Kate Beaton.

Noisey profiled Teen Daze's Jamison.

io9 listed the best fictional detectives (who aren't Sherlock Holmes).

The Independent interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Arab women writers recommended their favorite Arab women writers at Arabic Literature (in English).

The Guardian recommended books about Atlanta.

The Staves visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Bill Willingham talked to Paste about the end of the Fables comics series.

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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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