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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Hating Women: America’s Hostile Campaign Against the Fairer Sex by Shmuley Boteach

My worry, of course, is that young people concerned about the current state of entertainment and women's rights in this country will read Boteach without skepticism.

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9 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Machinist (2004)

Trevor is an image disappearing, more about reduction and loss than self-knowledge and identification.

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Scottish group returns yet again with another album that, although lighter in some respects, critics and fans alike will lap up without question. What a shock!"

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	Summer at Shatter Creek: All the Answers

Craig Gurwich's sophomore disc is a beautiful, assured effort in melancholy indie rock. However, you might want to wait until autumn to listen to it.

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8 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Pole Folder: Zero Gold

It is a surprisingly strong album in that it evokes a field of reference well removed from the dancefloor, but in translating the sonic palette of a minimalist genre to more traditionally kinetic forms he exposes a key conceptual weakness.

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8 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Kava Kava: Maui

Kava Kava Kava Kava, Shish Boom Ba / Guitars and yer Big Beat suck real hard.

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8 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Clouds Forming Crowns: self-titled

Guided By Voices associates Tim and Todd Tobias create a satisfying album of deceptively intricate indie rock.

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	Bobby Conn and the Glass Gypsies: Live Classics, Volume 1

This ain't no con job. Bobby and the band play sleazy glam rock as if the world depended on them for guidance and a good time. Let's dress up and join them!"

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8 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	COH: 0397 Post Pop

When you hear the music of COH, do you start salivating? Wait -- I'm getting my Pavlovs mixed up.

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8 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

Traveling the less-trodden path of the 'alternative' usually rewards. The concept of letting alternative creators play with their favorite DC Comics characters is a refreshing change from the mundane DC world.

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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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