May 11, 2016
Shorties (Marilynne Robinson on 25 Years at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, John Doe on His New Book, and more)
Marilynne Robinson discussed her 25 years of teaching at the Iowa Writers' Workshop with Iowa Now.
John Doe discussed his new book Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk with Rolling Stone.
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Elbow frontman Guy Garvey discussed his favorite albums at The Quietus.
The Literary Hub podcast interviewed author Salman Rushdie.
Stream a new Amy Klein songs.
Stream Melvins' cover of the Beatles' I Want To Tell You."
author Louise Erdrich talked books with Literary Hub.
Stream a new Sally Shapiro song.
Radiohead traced the evolution of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.
Andrew Bird visited Morning Becomes Eclectic for an interview and live performance.
The East Bay Express recounted Oakland's literary history.
The A.V. Club examined the legend of Neutral Milk Hotel.
Publisher MIlkweed Editions is opening a bookstore in downtown Minneapolis.
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo played his favorite songs at All Songs Considered.
The A.V. Club shared a state-by-state guide to summer music festivals.
Kate Tempest discussed her novel The Bricks That Built The Houses with All Things Considered.
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)