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May 13, 2015

Shorties (Harold Bloom's List of the Top 12 American Authors, Stream the New Hot Chip Album, and more)

How Harold Bloom chose the top 12 American authors in his new book The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime.

Stream the new Hot Chip album, Why Make Sense?.

Chastity Belt shared a touring guide at the Guardian.

Full Stop interviewed author Claire Vaye Watkins.

Stream a new Sharon Van Etten song from the forthcoming compilation Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton.

Farm Lane Books Blog lists books to explain the darker side of society.

Rhett Miller visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

The New Yorker profiled author Nell Zink.

SPIN listed Stephen Hawking's best musical moments.

Bustle interviewed Wendy C. Ortiz about her new book Hollywood Notebook.

Paste listed the saddest songs of all time.

Hazlitt interviewed Jessica Hopper about her new book The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic.

Nuvo Weekly interviewed Interpol guitarist Daniel Kessler about music and food.

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Patricia park about her Jane Eyre-inspired novel Re Jane.

The Guardian recommended music from new bands.

Paste profiled singer-songwriter Paul Weller.

Fresh Air interviewed photographer Sally Mann about her memoir Hold Still.

Stream a new Mynabirds song.

Mark Z. Danielewski shared his love for Richard McGuire's graphic novel Here at the Atlantic.

John Vanderslice is crowdfunding an Oakland location of his Tiny Telephone recording studio.

The New York Times magazine interviewed cartoonist Alison Bechdel.

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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)