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Exit West - Open World Refugee Crisis

If migration were as easy as walking through a door, would the world lose its borders and live as one? Or would they fight amongst each other for territory. 694 more words

Book Reviews

Exit West #ManBookers2017

Mohsin Hamid is one of the three Pakistani origin author long listed for this years Man Bookers’ prize. He made his name in 2007 with the book The Reluctant Fundamentalist which was later adopted in the major Hollywood motion picture.   257 more words

Books

Attack on Hamid Ansari was disgraceful

Sometimes the mediocrity of a regime resents a sophisticated act of performance. It reminds it of what it is not. Such a regime would prefer a sycophantic ritual, a piece of slapstick, but when it confronts a ritual enacted with perfect finesse, it almost becomes singular in its mob rage, losing its hospitable sheen. 958 more words

July reading, 2017

Quite a productive July on the reading front, I think.

First up is First Love by Gwendoline Riley.

I’d high hopes for this book as I’d chosen it based on reviews from it being shortlisted for this year’s Bailey’s prize. 1,368 more words

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D.C. United's Bill Hamid youngest player to reach 600 saves in MLS.

On Saturday, D.C. United hosted the rival LA Galaxy at RFK. During the match, D.C. United’s Goalkeeper, Bill Hamid, made his 600th save in Major League Soccer.   130 more words

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‘Live Performance’: A revolution that is taking place in the electronic music scene.

Live electronic music has proven to be harder to perform. Most traditional genres carry an inherent component of performance, but as music technology advances, this aspect of live creation seems to be diminishing. 508 more words

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