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

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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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