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July 31, 2011

LHB Weekly Wrap-Up - July 31, 2011

A wrap-up of features you may have missed this past week at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks Book Reviews (my weekly short book review)

Chester Brown's graphic novel Paying for It

Book Notes (authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their book)

Blake Butler for his novel There Is No Year
Evelyn Toynton for her novel The Oriental Wife
Clyde Edgerton for his novel Night Train
Miroslav Penkov for his short story collection East of the West

Interviews (musicians interview authors and vice versa)

Author Edie Meidav interviews singer-songwriter Kevin Salem


Online 2011 Summer Reading Lists (updated daily)

Note Books (musicians discuss books)

Jeremy Benson of Roadside Graves

Weekly new book recommendations:

Atomic Books Comics Preview (recommended new comics and graphic novels)
Largehearted Word (recommended new books)

New Music recommendations:

Try It Before You Buy It (full album streams and mp3s from this week's music releases)
The Week's Interesting Music Releases

New DVD recommendations:

The Week's Interesting DVD Releases

And of course, the daily music and news posts:

Daily Downloads (10 free and legal mp3 downloads every day, plus links to free live recordings online)
Shorties (news & links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

also at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks
Atomic Books Comics Preview
Book Notes
Book Reviews
Contests / Giveaways
Daily Downloads
Largehearted Word
music & DVD release lists
Music Festival Downloads
musician/author Interviews
Note Books
Try It Before You Buy It
Why Obama