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URL :http://blog.largeheartedboy.com
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Posts on Regator:8491
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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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Favorite Novels of 2014

Novels once again dominated my reading this year, and many impressed me. These are the 11 novels I have most recommended to friends, family, and anyone else who has crossed my path this year (my personal metric for "favorite"). All....

Book Notes - John Dermot Woods "The Baltimore Atrocities"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Shorties (Manhattan's New French Bookstore, An Interview with Composer Terry Riley, and more)

The New Yorker profiled Albertine Reparue, Manhattan's new French bookshop. Innerviews interviewed composer Terry Riley. 26 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to...

Daily Downloads (James Apollo, Matthew Squires, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: James Apollo: Trim Another Tree / Ho Ho, Ho Hum holiday single [mp3] The Kickback: "When I Die [mp3] Limited: "Times Square Poet"...

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - December 3, 2014

In the Largehearted Word series, the staff of Brooklyn's WORD bookstore highlights several new books released this week. WORD Bookstores are independent neighborhood bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey. Our primary goal is to be whatever...

Shorties (An Interview with Claudia Rankine, A Definitive Ranking of Pandora's Holiday Stations, and more)

The New York Times interviewed poet Claudia Rankine. Yahoo ranked Pandora's holiday music stations. 18 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up to 334),...

Daily Downloads (Gospel Whiskey Runners, The Orchardist, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: The Aquatudes: Holiday Hits single [mp3] The Gospel Whiskey Runners: A Very Whiskey Christmas album [mp3] Jetty Rae: Climbing Cloud EP [mp3] The...

Book Notes - Carla Panciera "Bewildered"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - December 2, 2014

Two covers albums are the highlights of this week's new release list, Owen's Other People's Songs and She & Him's Classics. The 25th anniversary edition of Pixies' Doolittle (3-CD) contains the original album, two full Peel Sessions, six B-sides,...

Shorties (Recommended Contemporary African Literature, Albums of the Year, and more)

The New Inquiry recommended contemporary African literature. Paste and Stereogum listed the albums of the year. 16 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists up...

Daily Downloads (Branches, Ex Cops, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Amy Stroup: Tunnel (3 Song Sampler) EP [mp3] Branches: Songs for Christmas album [mp3] Daisy Victoria: Nobody Dies EP [mp3] FriendlierBear: Arise Jack...

Book Notes - Nicholas Rombes "The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Book Notes - Dolan Morgan "That's When the Knives Come Down"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Shorties (December's Best New Books, Aimee Mann on Reading, and more)

Bustle and Elle previewed December's best new books. Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann talked books with the Boston Globe. 16 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number of lists...

Daily Downloads (Sufjan Stevens, Speedy Ortiz, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Beta Radio: NoiseTrade Holiday Sampler album [mp3] The Crane Wives: A Very Crane Wives Christmas EP [mp3] Eric & Magill: In This Light...

Online "Best Books of 2014" Lists Updates - November 30th

For the seventh straight year, I am aggregating every online "best of 2014" book list I find, updating the list often. Please feel free to leave a comment or e-mail me with a blog, magazine, newspaper, or other online media...

Largehearted Boy Weekly Wrap-Up - November 30, 2014

A list of the past week's Largehearted Boy features: Book Notes: (authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates to their book) Fred Venturini for his novel The Heart Does Not Grow Back Joshua Harmon for his memoir The...

Daily Downloads (10 Free and Legal Holiday Music Downloads and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Ike Reilly: "Christmas Star" [mp3] Me You & Her: A Lil' More Christmas EP [mp3] The Oh Hellos: The Oh Hellos' Family Christmas....

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - November 28, 2014

In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Anna & Froga: Thrills,...

Atomic Books Comics Preview - November 28, 2014

In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics and graphic novels. Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. The Mobtown Shank is his blog, and his comic Said...

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