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Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution

Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution

By Michael Denning

28 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

The soundtrack to decolonization is heard in Havana’s son, Rio’s samba, New Orleans’ jazz, Buenos Aires’ tango, Seville’s flamenco, Cairo’s tarab, Johannesburg’s marabi, and more....

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Laugh, Cry or Die: The Funny Young Women of Contemporary British Fiction

By T. K. McNeil

26 Aug 2015 // 2:02 AM

Unlike their "angry young men" predecessors, Caitlin Moran and Emma Jane Unsworth bring a sense of humor to the grit and grind of working-class life....

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//News

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Jackie Chan has just published an autobiography in Chinese, Never Grow Up, Only Get Older, and the title is more than apropos. ...

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