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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    Videogame: Forza Horizon 2, by Playground Games

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... Pavan Shamdasani Forza Horizon 2 Playground Games Racing fans are divided into two camps: for some it's pure authenticity, with every gear shift, tyre turn and road curve essential for the push into pole position. For others, it's all about the fun, and laws of physics be damned as they swerve, smash and generally speed their way to the finish line. Forza Horizon 2 bills ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Rewind book: The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot (1860)

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... have felt the need to labour this point in order to justify what many saw as a dissatisfying ending but there was no way out of it: Eliot had written herself into a hole with Maggie. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Chinese rock makes cultural beachhead with Central Park festival

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by JONATHAN CAMPBELL

    ... standards, but not bad given the venue's capacity of 5,000. Still, they are divided into two distinct camps. Applying, from here on out, Modern Sky's- and China's- worldview to the demographics, there are precisely two kinds of spectators: Chinese and foreigners. Generally, the two camps are split 80-20, the dominant group following the demographics of the artists. Chinese bands ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - CENTRAL ASIA

    Book review: Siberia, by Janet M. Hartley

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... "At their peak, in 1942-3 during the second world war there were some 4 million people in labour camps and prisons in the Soviet Union. But far more people passed through the camps- perhaps ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Book depicts Thai monarch as pawn of country's elite

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Eimer

    ... The anti-Thaksin camp became known as "yellow shirts", a colour long associated with the king, while his supporters were dubbed "red shirts". Clashes in Bangkok in 2010 between ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - AMERICA

    Book review: An American Odyssey, by Marc Walter and Sabine Arque

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... streets. An American Odyssey is a celebration of the North American continent made exceptional by its scope: leisure alongside labour, destitution next to wealth, expansive landscapes juxtaposed ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Dwayne Johnson's Herculean labour of love

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram For actor Dwayne Johnson and director Brett Ratner, bringing out the mortal side of the immortal was a passion project, writes James Mottram Herculean labour of love Like a towering titan of Greek mythology, Hercules looms large in popular culture to this day. The son of Zeus, known for his incredible strength and courage as he completed the so-called 12 labours ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - SOUTH ASIA

    Book review: This Divided Island, by Samanth Subramanian

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Kit Gillet

    ... vanished into internment camps at the end of the fighting and have not been heard from since. What comes out is a well-balanced narrative in which none of the major players looks good. Instead, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Wilson

    ... persons end up on the street, in refugee camps and motel-like, for-profit prisons that thrive on crime. These poor wretches have even less than old-school paupers, Sassen writes. "The greater ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: Personal, by Lee Child

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Guy Haydon

    ... the dull ending. After a promising, action-packed spell early on in Paris, the plot is then bogged down by laboured pacing and contrived confrontations. Child struggles to bring the urgency of old ...




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