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October 15, 2015

Shorties (Marlon James on Winning the Man Booker Prize, Greil marcus on His New Book, and more)

All Things Considered and the Independent interviewed Marlon James about winning the Man Booker Prize with his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings.

American Songwriter interviewed Greil Marcus about his new book Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed author Virginia Pye.

Kristin Hersh talked to the Guardian about her book Don't Suck, Don't Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt.

Anna March listed books about "rad girls."

Bustle shared a playlist of Halloween songs.

Entropy interviewed author Sarah Gerard.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.

Flavorwire featured an excerpt from Susan Cheever's book Drinking in America.

Word of Mouth interviewed Cheever about the book.

Columbus Alive listed the best rock documentaries of all time.

Read a story from William H. Gass's new collection Eyes at Literary Hub.

Pigeons and Planes listed 2015's top indie music labels.

Joshua Cohen talked to the Washington Post about the novel he is writing live on the internet, PCKWCK.

NPR Music is streaming Maserati's new album Rehumanizer.

New York Magazine listed October's best new books.

NPR Music is streaming Car Seat Headrest's new album Teens of Style.

BuzzFeed interviewed Garth Risk Hallberg about his debut novel City on Fire.

NPR Music is streaming the new Fuzz album II.

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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