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October 5, 2015

Shorties (Patti Smith on Her New Memoir, Odds for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and more)

Morning Edition interviewed Patti Smith about her new memoir M Train.

The New York Times also profiled Smith.

Vulture recapped her recent Mew Yorker Festival appearance.

Current odds for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

PopMatters interviewed Josh Epstein of Jr Jr (formerly Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr).

The Rumpus interviewed author Joe Meno.

The Quietus interviewed Daniel Lopatin aka Oneohtrix Point Never.

The Guardian Books podcast interviewed Margaret Atwood.

Stereogum listed the best Broken Social Scene songs.

The Quietus previewed October's comics releases.

Stream the Janet Jackson tribute album Dear Janet.

Singer-songwriter Glen Hansard visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Sloane Crosley discussed the perils of writing about Los Angeles as a New Yorker.

PopMatters reviewed two recently published books about Sarah Records.

Biographile recommended October's best new memoirs and biographies.

Strange Spotify music genre names.

Weekend Edition interviewed Geraldine Brooks about her novel The Secret Chord.

FACT listed the best albums of summer.

Flavorwire recommended books for your "inner teen goth."

Stream a new Suede song "Outsiders" from upcoming album Night Thoughts.

The Guardian interviewed author Rachel Cusk.

Self-Titled is streaming the new Ms. John Soda album, Loom, with track-by-track commentary from the band's frontwoman Stefanie Böhm.

The New Yorker interviewed Rivka Galchen about her story in this week's issue.

The Quietus reconsidered Love and Rockets' Seventh Dream Of Teenage Heaven album 30 years after its release.

The Horseshoe Nail listed the best post-colonial novels.

The Drowned in Sound podcast interviewed Stuart Brathwaite of Mogwai.

Author Robert Kloss and illustrator Matt Kish interviewed each otherat the Paris Review.

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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