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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The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha by Stephen

Asma forces us to examine what areas of faith and secular life are inseparable from our identities, and in so doing he becomes an interesting counterpoint to the normal hero of the travelogue.

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9 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

When Landlady works in tandem with her husband, they form a stunning and loving pair of fighters, old school and raucous at the same time.

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9 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Fruit of Paradise (1970)

Chytilová starts by asking an interesting question: isn't it rational to eat from the tree of knowledge?"

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	Keely Smith: Vegas ‘58—Today

Live from New York: It's Las Vegas swing music from the '50s. Gleeby music, that is, with Keely Smith singing her parts and that of her famous old partner, Louis Prima.

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8 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	SVT: No Regrets

I hate to pick on these guys, but things have changed a lot since the early '80s when SVT made these songs.

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	Nevermore: This Godless Endeavor

Nevermore has the respect; all they need now are the sales.

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	Carrie Newcomer: Regulars and Refugees

It's a well-crafted collection of thoughtful, touching songs that will keep listeners coming back time and time again.

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8 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Moonbabies: War on Sound

Moonbabies' swirling, intoxicating brand of leftfield pop music is almost good enough to get you to throw out your old Cocteau Twins cassettes.

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	Felix Laband: Dark Days Exit

It could be soothing us, or it could be lulling us into a false sense of security. Either way, it's quite wonderful.

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8 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Earl Klugh: Naked Guitar

Solo acoustic guitar from the smooth pioneer finds him doing what good musicians do when unburdened by too much schmaltz.

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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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