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

12 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Four Brothers (2005)

In between the guilt-tripping and the domestic melodrama, the boys argue over priorities.

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12 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Aristocrats (2005)

The sheer number of performances wears thin by film's end.

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	Various Artists: Rockin’ the Spirit: Piano Blues, Boogie and Spirituals

Despite some inaccuracies in the marketing of this live date, the music contained within is sure to please any fan of jazz piano.

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	Various Artists: Thai Beat A Go-Go, Volume 3

The Thai Beat A Go-Go has reached its third and final installment, but continues to deliver the finest twists on the American pop formula from Siam.

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	Me’Shell Ndegeocello: The Spirit Music Jamia:  Dance of the Infidels

This is a jazz album, essentially, from the most adventurous artist in all of American R&B, but one that strains successfully even against the notoriously wide boundaries of jazz.

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11 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Malcolm Middleton: Into the Woods

Arab Strap's multi-instrumentalist ventures out on his own for the second time, and the results may surprise you. Into the Woods is a penetrating rumination on life, love, and the pursuit of something approaching happiness. It's easily his most mature, sonically adventurous work to date.

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	The Jim Yoshii Pile-Up: Picks Us Apart

You don't have to kill yourself to enjoy this record, but it certainly helps to try.

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	The Jessica Fletchers: Less Sophistication

Sunshine popsters return with another platter of bright and light psychedelic-era pop songs, much to the listener's delight.

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	Brian Eno: Another Day on Earth

While the review copy was difficult to access, the work was rewarding when finally uncovered. This is the timeless future-pop one expects from the rock snob icon.

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	Sally Crewe & the Sudden Moves: Shortly After Take-Off

Prickly summer music for those who like their guitar pop incisive and lean.

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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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