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October 12, 2015

Shorties (An Interview with Margaret Atwood, A List of the Best Music Documentaries, and more)

The Tyee interviewed author Margaret Atwood.

Vulture listed the best music documentaries of all time.

Hazlitt interviewed Margaret Atwood.

The Quietus interviewed New Order's John Doran.

The New Yorker interviewed Ben Marcus about his story in this week's issue.

The Pitchfork Review reconsidered Prince's Dirty Mind album 35 years after its release.

The Rumpus and Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Matt Bell.

Joe Bonomo reviewed Elvis Costello's memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

The Millions interviewed author Garth Risk Hallberg.

NPR Music is streaming Neon Indian's new album Vega Intl. Night School.

Radio Open Source interviewed author Renata Adler.

The Observer interviewed Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox.

Pitchfork reviewed the band's new album Fading Frontier.

Weekend Edition examined the new interest in Russian poet Anna Akhmatova.

Dazed listed the best band cameos in '90s teen movies.

The Georgia Straight profiled author Anakana Schofield.

PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Glen Hansard.

The A.V. Club interviewed author Jon Ronson.

Dazed previewed October's best new songs.

Author Alan Hollinghurst's favorite books.

Drowned in Sound interviewed Alan Sparhawk about the new Low album Ones and Sixes.

Jonathan Bate talked to Weekend Edition about his new book Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life.

Colum McCann talked to Weekend Edition about his new short fiction collection Thirteen Ways of Looking.

The New York Times reviewed the book.

The Current interviewed Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles.

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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