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Stuart Hall, with Bill Schwarz. Familiar Stranger: A Life between Two Islands. Stuart Hall: Selected Writings Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6387-3.
Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on H-Ideas (June, 2018) Commissioned by Aidan Beatty (Wayne State University)