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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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Harold and Maude by Colin Higgins
Prayers for the Living by Alan Cheuse

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey discussed his favorite albums at The Quietus.

The Literary Hub podcast interviewed author Salman Rushdie.

Anohni talked to Rolling Stone about her new album Hopelessness.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Christopher Boucher's novel Golden Delicious.

Stream a new Amy Klein songs.

The Rumpus interviewed author Terese Svoboda.

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.

Otherppl with Brad Listi interviewed author Dana Spiotta.

Radiohead traced the evolution of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Nicholas Rombes about his directorial debut The Removals.

Andrew Bird visited Morning Becomes Eclectic for an interview and live performance.

Bird discussed his new album Are You Serious with American Songwriter.

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.

Sherman Alexie discussed his first children's picture book Thunder Boy Jr. with Entertainment Weekly.

Pitchfork and The Record reviewed Radiohead's new album A Moon Shaped Pool.

Fresh Air interviewed Bronwen Dickey about her book Pit Bull.

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)
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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