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Nadifa Mohamed: Writing the Lives of Somalia’s Women

The complex psychology of pre-war Somalia, and the endurance of its women, is vividly portrayed in The Orchard of Lost Souls.

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As ‘The Longest Journey’ Makes Clear, a Good Story Is Not Timeless

The Longest Journey isn’t just dated because it has obtuse puzzles and blocky graphics. It’s dated because it tells a serious story that it doesn't know how to take seriously.

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Shooting Back: Kamel Daoud’s Reply to Albert Camus’ ‘The Stranger’

There is going to be a lot of hype about The Meursault Investigation, and you should believe every word of it.

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‘Herald’ Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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We Need to Stop Saying That Games Tell Bad Stories

Not because they don't -- but for another reason entirely.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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