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The Necessity for Computers To Understand Hamid (1987)

I got a funny brother, Hamid.

It’s good to know Hamid.

Whatever amazing things I’ve learned in life, this strange brother was actually the reason behind it. 449 more words

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Jungle (Mat Walerian, Matthew Shipp, Hamid Drake)-Live at Okuden_First Impressions

Jungle is a group with a lot of fire power.  Matthew Shipp’s explosive deep piano playing can over power nearly anyone and Hamid Drake’s heavy handed grooves yield big moments.   342 more words

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The reluctant fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid

This is an extremely well written book on a difficult topic. Challenging the stereotyping and scaremongering that always surface around cultural or religious rifts, Hamid manages to keep the story engaging and even pleasant to read. 281 more words


The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist  was shortlisted in 2007 for the Man Booker Prize, and was an international bestseller. Having these facts spread across the cover of the book actually put me off a little, as I’m always wary of acclaimed contemporary texts, expecting to be disappointed by their content. 253 more words