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October 22, 2015

Shorties (The Fiction of John Le Carre, An Interview with Iris DeMent, and more)

William Boyd examined the fiction of John Le Carre at the New Statesman.

Fresh Air interviewed singer-songwriter Iris DeMent.

The Los Angeles Times interviewed author Eileen Myles.

Mercury Rev's Jonathan Donahue discussed his favorite albums at The Quietus.

The Otherppl podcast interviewed author Matt Bell.

Consequence of Sound interviewed Lemmy from Motorhead.

Book Riot recommended books about time travel.

The Quietus interviewed singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt.

Linda Huang discussed the creation of the paperback cover of Jenny Offill's novel Dept. of Speculation at Literary Hub.

Stream The Raveonettes; Sune Rose Wagner's cover of Ritchie Valens' "Donna."

Entropy interviewed author Susan Orlean.

Titus Andronicus visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

The Rumpus recommended food memoirs.

PopMatters reconsidered the Pet Shop Boys' Behaviour album 25 years after its release.

Tiphanie Yanique discussed Caribbean literature with Minnesota Public Radio.

NPR Music is streaming Beach Slang's album The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us.

The Spectator profiled author Colm Toibin.

Grantland profiled singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom.

Pacific Coast Inlander profiled author Emily St. John Mandel.

NPR Music is streaming Grupo Fantasma's album Problemas.

The Atlantic examined the influence of television on Garth Risk Hallberg's novel City on Fire.

The Rumpus interviewed Hallberg.

The band Magical Cloudz answered questions from the Reddit community.

Flavorwire shared a history of gothic fiction through 13 books.

Ben Watt interviewed singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn at Drowned in Sound.

The Millions interviewed Alex Mar about her new book Witches of America.

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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