February 17, 2016
Deutsche Welle profiled author Toni Morrison.
The Independent interviewed Beach Slang frontman James Alex.
The Millions interviewed A. O. Scott about his new book Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth.
Up to Date profiled Midwestern indie music labels.
Stream a new John Doe song.
American Songwriter interviewed Alley Deheza of School of Seven Bells.
BuzzFeed recommended literary magazines.
Stream a new Tanya Donnelly song (that features author Rick Moody).
The Guardian compared music streaming services.
The New Yorker profiled independent publisher New Directions.
The A.V. Club featured songs that feature real phone calls from parents.
Read Rodbard's playlist for the book at Largehearted Boy.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
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)