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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	Various Artists: 4 Women No Cry

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	Petra Haden and Bill Frisell: self-titled

The two surnames conjure evocative atmospheric punctuations, summoned from a dark recess of the metaphysically combined subconscious charted somewhere along the courses of the S.S. Bill and the U.S.S. Chuck. However, this Haden is one of the triplet daughters of Charlie. And the Frisell presented here is, well... still Bill. The collaboration is evocative, atmospheric... yet uniquely sweet.

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	Candlemass: self-titled

Got doom?"

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Architecture in Helsinki: In Case We Die

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18 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

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18 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Jack & Bobby

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Garfield and Friends: Volume Three

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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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