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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	From Bubblegum to Sky: Nothing Sadder Than Lonely Queen

Every once in a while, when I’ve fallen in love with an album, I’m tempted to talk about it as if I loved

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13 May 2004 // 10:00 PM

	The Contrast: Fade Back In

The Contrast have refined their sound some and made it even more their own on their third album, the newly released Fade Back In. As

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	Bad Religion: Generator [remastered]

Bad Religion’s fifth album Generator has always felt like their most apocalyptic album ... and that’s saying a lot for a band whose first

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	Thavius Beck: Decomposition

Thavius Beck stares balefully out at me from the promo blurb sheet like some fatalistic amalgam of Rick Rubin and Saul Williams; an air of

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	Brent Arnold and the Spheres: Last Boat

The recent proliferation of the stripped-down duo has recast rock music as troglodytic, immediate, and raw. It seems like you can’t swing Jack White

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13 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Troy (2004)

According to Troy, war is all about reputation.

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13 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

This So-Called Disaster (2004)

The real surprise is Sam Shepard's candor when recounting for Michael Almereyda the painful details of his father's deterioration.

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The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

Guy Maddin's film is swirling with scraps of movie and other recent history.

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13 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

A Slipping-Down Life (2004)

You're left wondering just what Evie sees in Drum, except that abstract backwardsness that she's inscribed in herself.

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Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

On its own terms, Coffee and Cigarettes is an effective addiction movie, self-indulgent but also familiar and low-key.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"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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