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Review: “How Should a Person Be” By Sheila Heti

While reading this book, my exasperated groaning-rate was higher than usual. The whole thing reads like an ‘about me’ section from the early days of social media, like an all too earnest myspace page. Sheila Heti, the author, has written a story about representation and constructing a self through art. Her namesake protagonist wants to… Keep Reading

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Review: Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett

We were recording this month’s episode of the Ark Audio Book Club when Tim asked: “are there any white characters in this book apart from the protagonist?” None of us could think of any, but of course now, days later, I realise the book is overrun with white people. Kafka and Freud are referenced so… Keep Reading

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Review: The Mersault Investigation by Kamel Daoud

I first read The Outsider by Albert Camus when I was an angsty teenager and understood close to none of it. I knew the book was famous and expected it to A) assert definite truths about the world, and B) be very long. As it fulfilled neither of these expectations I felt it had failed… Keep Reading

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