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August 5, 2015

Shorties (Cold Mountain, the Opera; Rock Music in the Modern Novel; and more)

Morning Edition talked to the composer of an opera adapted from Charles Frazier's novel Cold Mountain.

The Rumpus examined the intersection of rock music and the modern novel.

Electric Literature interviewed author Monica Byrne.

Flavorwire listed August's best albums.

Full Stop interviewed author Kathleen Founds.

Paste profiled the band La Luz.

Guernica interviewed Jonathan Weisman about his debut novel No. 4 Imperial Lane.

Paste profiled musician Albert Hammond Jr.

Author Christine Sneed interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt from her novel, Paris, She Said.

Vulture interviewed Spiral Stairs of Pavement.

The Rumpus interviewed author Sarah Gerard.

Crib Notes interviewed Circuit des Yeux's Haley Fohr.

The Rumpus features an excerpt from Joe Meno's new novel Marvel and a Wonder.

Sylvan Esso's Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn played guest DJ at All Songs Considered.

Flavorwire and Men's Journal listed August's must-read books.

WhatCulture listed the best electronic albums of the year so far.

Paste interviewed Anders Nilsen about his new comics collection Poetry Is Useless.

A must read: Flavorwire's "Forgotten Women of Punk" interview series.

The Offing shared a previously unpublished Clarice Lispector story.

Singer-songwriter SOAK visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

The New Statesman discovered serious coloring books.

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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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