October 1, 2015
The Jesus and Mary Chain are recording a new album.
Literary Hub interviewed author Jonathan Franzen.
Esquire listed September's best songs.
The Takeaway interviewed author Sherman Alexie about the power of storytelling.
Stream a new Keep Shelly in Athens song.
The shortlist of the 2015 Goldsmiths prize has been announced:
Acts of the Assassins by Richard Beard
Beatlebone by Kevin Barry
The Field of the Cloth of Gold by Magnus Mills
Grief Is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
Lurid & Cute by Adam Thirlwell
Satin Island by Tom McCarthy
Jacob Lambert on writing with background music at The Millions.
Paste recapped September's best books.
The 2015 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honorees have been named.
Speedy Oriz covered the Cardigans' "Hanging Around."
Stream a new Josh Ritter song.
The Independent profiled author Jane Gardam.
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)
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)