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Shorties (Ta-Nehisi Coates on Books and Reading, A New Joanna Newsom Song, and more)

by Festival August 11, 2015

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Ta-Nehisi Coates talked books and reading with the New York Times.


Stream a new Joanna Newsom song.


The Fader recommended books you should read before the end of the summer.


The Stranger reconsidered two albums on their 40th anniversary, Miles Davis’s Agharta and Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music.


The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed Luis Alberto Urrea about his poetry collection, The Tijuana Book of the Dead.


Stream Lana Del Rey’s new song.


Torres played a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR Music.


Hazlitt interviewed author Kazuo Ishiguro.


Stream new music from Amy Bezunartea.


Celebrating 100 years of T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.”


The Huffington Post profiled singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.


The desk of Haruki Murakami.


WGN Radio interviewed Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers.


Flavorwire recommended comics that tell women’s stories.


Mac DeMarco played songs in a rowboat for NPR Music.


Poet Elizabeth Alexander discussed her memoir The Light of the World with Morning Edition.


Stream a new Kurt Vile song.


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also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week’s best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
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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