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April 18, 2016

Shorties (Authors on Jane Eyre, An Interview with Andrew Bird, and more)

Authors (including Sarah Waters, Margaret Drabble, and Jeanette Winterson) discussed the influence of Charlotte Bronte's novel Jane Eyre at the Guardian.


All Things Considered interviewed Andrew Bird about his new album Are You Serious.


Book Riot previewed small press books to read in April.


Willie Nelson remembered Merle Haggard at Rolling Stone.


The evolution of the library card.


Stream a live version of Pylon's "Gravity."


Hilary Mantel shared her writing routine at the Guardian.


Pitchfork profiled singer-songwriter Anohni.


SF Signal interviewed author Victor LaValle.


Stream two new Hope Sandoval songs.


Author Michael Chabon shared a tribute to Pittsburgh bookseller Jay Dantry.


PopMatters profiled the band Haelos.


The Independent listed the best books about Shakespeare.


The A.V. Club shared an Elliott Smith playlist.


Curtis Sittenfeld talked about her novel Eligible with Weekend Edition and the Guardian.


The Record profiled singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon.


Author Eileen Myles discussed her favorite books at the New York Times.


eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by Sarah Bakewell
J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist by Thomas Beller
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
The Lost Tribe of Coney Island by Claire Prentiss
Shakespeare: The World as a Stage by Bill Bryson
South on Highland by Liana Maeby
The Time Is Noon by Pearl Buck



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)
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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