If you read the music blog Largehearted Boy, you’re probably aware of their Book Notes series, in which “authors create and discuss a music playlist that is in some way relevant to their recently published books.”

Today my dear friend James Kennedy, who’s appeared in the Reader‘s fiction issue a couple times (including this year) and been the subject of a profile in one of our books issues, posted a playlist for his first novel, The Order of Odd-Fish (Delacorte Press).

You can stream the music and read James’s thoughtful, lively annotations at Largehearted Boy. I contributed a few tracks myself–see if you can tell which without consulting his notes. All in all the mix covers almost as much territory as the book.