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September 30, 2015

Shorties (Kirkus Prize Finalists, The Best Culture Podcasts, and more)

The finalists for the 2015 Kirkus Prizes have been announced.

Flavorwire listed the best culture podcasts.

The Gawker Review of Books interviewed author Margo Jefferson.

The band Lush is reuniting.

Broadly interviewed author Eileen Myles.

An animated interview with Tom Waits.

Tin House interviewed author Julia Elliott.

Salon interviewed Lucero frontman Ben Nichols.

Author Sung J. Woo interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown.

Read an excerpt from his new novel Love, Love.

Cosmopolitan interviewed Peaches about her new album Rub.

The Rumpus interviewed Mary Karr about her new book The Art of Memoir.

Lakes of Canada is releasing an album inspired by Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale.

NPR Books shared an excerpt from Anthony Marra's new novel The Tsar Of Love And Techno.

Bleachers' Jack Antonoff talked to Billboard about his all-female covers album.

The Cap Times profiled author Joe Meno.

Happy 10th anniversary, Aquarium Drunkard.

Bookworm interviewed author Salman Rushdie.

Weld profiled singer-songwriter John Moreland.

The A.V. Club interviewed author daniel Handler about his obsession with Law & Order.

Author Marlon James recommended Jamaican novels you should read.

Paste interviewed Emily Haines of Metric.

Literary Hub concluded its interview with Neil Gaiman.

Entertainment Weekly is streaming the new Blitzen Trapper album All Across This Land.

Julie Schumacher was awarded the Thurber Prize for her novel Dear Committee Members.

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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