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February 29, 2016

Shorties (Chef Marcus Samuelsson's Favorite Books, How the Trainspotting Soundtrack Defined '90s Cool, and more)

Chef Marcus Samuelsson discussed his favorite books at the New York Times.

Dazed examined the legacy of the Trainspotting soundtrack.

Ebook on sale for $2.99: Nelson Mandela's Conversations with Myself.

Stream Jennifer O'Connor's new album Surface Noise.

Arthur Miller at 100.

Stream Robert Pollard's new album Of Course You Are.

Litro interviewed Sarah Hepola about her memoir Blackout.

SPIN interviewed Loretta Lynn about her new album Full Circle.

The Guardian interviewed Ottessa Moshfegh about her novel Eileen.

PopMatters listed unintentionally terrifying love songs.

Barnes and Noble Reads listed the best books (and characters) of 2015.

Jason Isbell visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

A literary history of women proposing marriage on February 29th.

Decibel interviewed Lita Ford about her new memoir Living Like a Runaway.

The Irish Times interviewed author Gavin McCrea.

Pitchfork examined the history of police boycotting musicians.

Andy Weir discussed the self-published origins of his novel The Martian with All Things Considered.

The A.V. Club listed the best album hidden tracks.

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Online "Best of 2015" Book Lists
Essential and Interesting 2015 Year-End Music Lists

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)
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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