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February 1, 2016

Shorties (The Influence of Music on Virgina Woolf's Writing, Stream Sleater-Kinney's Austin City Limits Performance, and more)

The influence of music on the writing of Virginia Woolf.

Stream the Austin City Limits episode featuring Sleater-Kinney and Heartless Bastards

eBook on sale today: Ann Patchett's novel The Magician's Assistant.

Jhumpa Lahiri on writing and speaking Italian.

Gorilla Vs. Bear shared a mix of January's best new music.

Caroline Leavitt interviewed author Rick Moody.

Walter Martin of the Walkmen discussed his new album Arts & Leisure with NPR Music.

The Guardian interviewed author Claire Vaye Watkins.

Stream a new Raveonettes song.

Entropy recapped January's small press publications.

Latitudes recommended a selection of world music.

The Rumpus interviewed author Garth Greenwell about his debut novel What Belongs to You.

El Vy played a Tiny Desk Concert.

BBC Culture recommended February's best new books.

The Daily Beast reconsidered Bob Dylan's Desire album,

Huffington Post recommended binge-worthy literary series.

NYC of the '70s and '80s, photographed by Blondie's Chris Stein.

Forbes recommended books that will immediately improve your writing.

PopMatters recommended David Bowie deep cuts.

Author Anjan Sundaram on his favorite books about people trapped in oppressive systems.

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock.

Alexander Chee talked to Weekend Edition about his new novel The Queen of the Night.

The Producer of Bernie Sanders' folk album We Shall Overcome talked to All Things Considered about the project.

The Guardian kicked off its list of the top 100 nonfition books.

Salon interviewed Dave Stewart about his new memoir Sweet Dreams Are Made of This.

Diane Rehm talked to Weekend Edition about her new memoir On My Own.

Stream the new DIIV album Is the Is Are at Stereogum.

Paste listed January's best books.

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

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)
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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