March 14, 2016
Shorties (An Interview with Annie Dillard, The Role of Music Criticism in the Digital Age, and more)
"Old memories are very easy to get except that once you write about something you've destroyed it. You no longer have the memory. You only have the memory of what you've written."
eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:
Author Amina Gautier interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.
ArtistDirect interviewed Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles.
R.I.P., prog rock legend Keith Emerson.
Megan Bonnell covered Neil Young's "Unknown Legends."
The director of R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion" video recounted the process of creating the iconic piece at Rolling Stone.
PopMatters interviewed cartoonist Julie Doucet.
Paste listed prolific musical artists of the past decade.
Weekend Edition profiled singer-songwriter Grant-Lee Phillips.
Ebook on sale today for $1.99: Zora Neale Hurston's autobiography Dust Tracks on a Road.
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)