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March 3, 2016

Shorties (Langston Hughes' Literary Legacy, Stream Jeff Buckley's Posthumous Covers Album, and more)

The Smart Set examined Langston Hughes' legacy in modern poetry.

NPR Music is streaming the Jeff Buckley covers album You and I.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Emma Donoghue's Landing
Kurt Vonnegut's Breakfast of Champions
Kurt Vonnegut's Player Piano
Kurt Vonnegut's The Sirens of Titan
Paul Bowles' The Sheltering Sky
Paul Tremblay's A Head Full of Ghosts.

The Margins interviewed author Alexander Chee.

Ra Ra Riot visited World Cafe for a live performance and interview.

VICE interviewed A. Igoni Barrett about his new novel Blackass.

Stream a new Frightened Rabbit song.

CNET has started publishing short stories "with unique perspectives on technology."

NPR Music is streaming the Mind Spiders new album Prosthesis.

Anna March listed her favorite John Irving novels at The Rumpus.

M. Ward talked to Paste about his new album More Rain.

Tin House interviewed poet Amanda Nadelberg.

PopMatters interviewed Pinback frontman Rob Crow.

CarolineLeavittville interviewed John Jodzio about his new short fiction collection Knockout.

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor discussed his creative process with Paste.

Author Diane Cook shared five things she's enjoying at Granta.

Stream a new Posies song.

Inverse interviewed author Brian Joseph Davis.

NPR Music is streaming the new Lucius album Good Grief.

A bookseller's guide to book thieves.

Drowned in Sound interviewed the members of Field Music.

Bookworm interviewed Elizabeth McKenzie about her novel The Portable Veblen.

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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