Indexing: Leila Maroune, Gogol, Tom Rachman, Philip Larkin, and More!

above: inaugural Look at This Fucking Hipster case study Nikolai Gogol. Tobias Carroll The week started and ended with works in translation. The first? Leila Marouane’s The Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris, which I picked up last month during a visit to Powell’s. It starts out in a familiar vein: the protagonist is a successful businessman from an immigrant family looking to assimilate and advance in society; as the title suggests, we get more than a small glimpse […]

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