Music Times lists musical compositions inspired by the writings of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Musician Aimee Mann and poet Billy Collins are interviewed about each other.
Pitchfork explored the past, present, and future of streaming music.
Tin House interviewed author Ted Thompson.
The Guardian Books podcast interviewed author Emma Donoghue.
Metallica's bassist discussed his Jaco Pastorius documentary with A Blog Supreme.
Actor Chris O'Dowd discussed his new theater production of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men with Weekend Edition.
Paste recommends Record Store day releases to pick up today.
Flavorwire lists essential graphic novels.
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