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Who Are We - And Should It Matter in the 21st Cent&hellip by Gary Younge
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This book is not a discussion of identity from an existentialist perspective. Those of a more solipsistic disposition may prefer to buy Satre or Camus! This is about identity on a more political and social level.

Younge has clearly given this subject considerable thought, as it reads like a genuine attempt to examine the roots and realities of identity. It's not a polemic but a reflective and considered work. At various times identities intersect, confound and conflict, as they have done in the author's own life. The most compelling and enlightening passages were the ones that were biographical in nature. It helped to bring the topic to life.

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