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

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

By Jon Morris

There is going to be a lot of hype about The Meursault Investigation, and you should believe every word of it. 29 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

18 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dolls (2002)

Dolls lingers on heartbreak but doesn't say much about it.

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	Various Artists: The Future of the Blues, Vol. 2

A standard cut-price sampler of 14 CDs on a new Canadian label, misnamed since, with a couple of exceptions, the music is syncretic pop/rock/world, into which the blues has been all too thoroughly homogenized.

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	Various Artists: Verve Unmixed 3

Verve unveils the latest edition of its remix series, outsourcing mostly softies this time around. But God bows to Billie, Nina, and Sarah.

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	The Wonder Stuff: Escape from Rubbish Island

While time hasn't blunted Miles Hunt's anger much, it's definitely changed the band around him, altering the results of the return of one of England's finest.

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	The Ramones: End of the Century - The Story of The Ramones [DVD]

As dysfunctional as they were influential, the Ramones survived more than two tumultuous decades together to become the preeminent voice and image of punk rock.

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	Plain White T’s: All That We Needed

The band name suggests cheap bland menswear. The album suggests infectious, contagious and well crafted power pop-punk.

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17 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Niyaz: self-titled

Dance in your head to electronic world music with poetic lyrics sung in Farsi and Urdu.

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	The Mountain Goats: The Sunset Tree

John Darnielle tears into his past and paws through the bloody remains, creating a powerful set of songs from the viscera.

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	Dean Martin: Dean Martin: The One and Only [DVD]

Don't let the lousy packaging fool you or the hyperbole scare you. Beneath it all is a compelling look at a man who's much more than 'That other guy in the Rat Pack'.

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17 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	The Jackson 5: Gold

Years before he became the iconic King of Pop, Michael Jackson was in a quaint little group known as the Jackson 5. And yes, he and his brothers were amazing.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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