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October 23, 2015

Shorties (Ruth Reichl on Her New Book, Elvis Costello on His New Memoir, and more)

Ruth Reichl talked to the Chicago Tribune about her new book My Kitchen Year.

The A.V. Club interviewed Elvis Costello about his new memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink.

Pitchfork shared a history of sleep music.

Tracy O'Neill shared the topography of her novel The Hopeful at Blunderbuss.

BOMB interviewed Laurie Anderson.

George Saunders recounted his writing education at the New Yorker.

Stereogum listed 2015's best new bands.

Guernica interviewed author Cristina Henriquez.

The Memphis Commercial Appeal shared a listeners' guide to the music of the Drive-By Truckers.

Literary Hub shared the title story from Anthony Marra's new collection The Tsar of Love and Techno.

Stereogum is streaming Wolf Eyes' new album I Am A Problem: Mind In Pieces.

Aquarium Drunkard profiled the band Car Seat Headrest.

Kurt Vile visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

Yotam Ottolengi and Ramael Scully discussed their latest cookbook NOPI with Morning Edition.

Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn talked to the Pioneer Press about his solo album Faith in the Future.

Author Stacy Schiff talked books and reading with the New York Times.

Broadly interviewed Howard Sounes about his new book Notes from the Velvet Underground: The Life of Lou Reed.

Ebook deal: The James Beard Cookbook is on sale for $1.99 today.

Singer-songwriter John Grant visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

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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