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Hari Kunzru @harikunzru In the Cities, in a Time of Disorder

It is true I work for a living, but believe me that is a coincidence.

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Joined Twitter 10/14/08


This is like Pipilotti Rist meets Sophie Calle https://t.co/zwwAloILHP
10/17
2019
@likaluca In BK that’s called an ‘editorial meeting’They’re all insufferable. Burn everything.
10/16
2019
Looks like the mandatory Bhangra policy is getting some pushback (via @anildash) https://t.co/jC1TLPwQFbVery happy for Bernadine Evaristo, who’s a wonderful writer and teacher, and has mentored so many younger writers in the UK #BookerPrize2019
10/15
2019
@PriyamvadaGopal I lived for a few months in Venice Beach and there used to be a yoga studio with 'No Sanskrit!' in… https://t.co/VfEten2266The new DreamWorks movie uses a map of Southeast Asia that contains the Chinese "nine dash line" that annexes basic… https://t.co/O73PcEqG4G
Retweeted by Hari KunzruUpdate. The machines are listening. Ryoji Ikeda has activated the fax function on my printer. Warms up, gets ready… https://t.co/tKlFNpWchONobody tell him about Austrian school economics https://t.co/K1hhVTBwj6 @gr3gjsmith I have this somewhere. Thx for reminding me @harikunzru You can do worse than mistaking the world for music.
Retweeted by Hari Kunzru @samamidon Will check it out nowYou know you've maybe headed too far into minimalism when you think you're listening to Ryoji Ikeda but it's actually your printer humming.
10/14
2019
The dear leader in no way caused this and the strength and statesmanship of his response is unparalleled in our his… https://t.co/DYpksSkqkUUS official - the situation on the ground is deteriorating rapidly in Syria. Extremist Turkish proxies have advance… https://t.co/2MyZ7heZzT
Retweeted by Hari KunzruWow. The SDF has upped its toll for the number of ISIS relatives who escaped Ain Issa camp to 785. In reference to… https://t.co/HZuU5oRSO0
Retweeted by Hari KunzruTurkish state-backed media hails a “successful operation” to “neutralize” an unarmed 35-year old woman working to u… https://t.co/pFfpqnCzkJ
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10/13
2019
I don’t know how to describe Giuliani’s response to my follow up question so I’m just going to include a screen sho… https://t.co/1WdYbZOwBg
Retweeted by Hari KunzruI am going to RT this until it gets the recognition it deserves https://t.co/SwsgSRRqMQEssential reading from @gabrielwinant not just for people on the left picking their way through the Sanders/Warren… https://t.co/kONjpaQ2N6Obviously 45’s rationale for abandoning the Kurds (and probably facilitating a resurgence of ISIS) is low temperatu… https://t.co/Lf36lV85KPVery upsetting for the author, Jennine Capo Crucet. https://t.co/iHVGakXS0qWatching Midsommar and it turns out to be about Prince Harry having a bum trip on his dad’s organic farm https://t.co/wKAk9ET4CZ
10/11
2019
I’m not alone in questioning the award of the Nobel to Handke https://t.co/obJtbfTGKcThe psychogeography of Charlottesville is quite something. https://t.co/eWjWZn9S2vCongratulations to @jenniferlcroft OT’s translator, and to @FitzcarraldoEds who have quietly been publishing future… https://t.co/ziVJtOuMnQ @harikunzru Welcome to 2019.
Retweeted by Hari KunzruYes. Which makes him a bizarre choice https://t.co/FwBb9kaBN2I guess we’ll now relitigate various previous Handke prize scandals. You can read about what happened after the 200… https://t.co/ZEkQOsyt1qI guess the Nobel committee’s appetite for scandal hasn’t been sated. Handke is a good writer but the politics of h… https://t.co/veGHkRwzk0Two literature Nobels - 2018 to Olga Tokarczuk and 2019 to Peter Handke. I was on jury that gave OT 2018 Man Booker… https://t.co/QlbECAAdwJ
10/10
2019
With President Trump's announcement that he will not cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, we no longer have just… https://t.co/Htvnf8yKXT
Retweeted by Hari KunzruBetrayal https://t.co/TfRo7yhzoDremember any Turkish invasion of Rojava will be a NATO invasion of Rojava. Any genocide they carry out will be NATO… https://t.co/4gtMDkLxij
Retweeted by Hari KunzruErdogan announces attack into northern Syria has begun. https://t.co/puC36WqRCf
Retweeted by Hari KunzruI suppose I should have worded this poll ‘harder to resolve’. I think the corruption of the US executive has greate… https://t.co/FL82cpCEFwA bad situation in Northeast Syria is about to get much worse. Sources tell me that US officials have just informed… https://t.co/g0YjmvRLzt
Retweeted by Hari Kunzru2019 really is the year of the sad little performative tweet https://t.co/FKKCb91bjB🎥 The latest from the #Turkey / #Syria border as Turkish troops and artillery take up positions. Despite internatio… https://t.co/njMCU6jmfP
Retweeted by Hari KunzruIt’s from this https://t.co/vEYpEHfpE8I wrote this in July 2016, during the election campaign. I think this is what is at stake now https://t.co/YrRll0WhQcWhich country’s constitutional crisis is more serious?Hello, a few notes on impeachment. 1) Yes, its a political process so criminal rules do not apply exactly, though… https://t.co/wB9uTjZ3p6
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10/9
2019
Me: "Finally my research can inform public debate" First Q: "The lead singer of Limp Bizkit just TikTok-ed that Tr… https://t.co/pxHcF4tmB6
Retweeted by Hari KunzruSorry to drop the Tangerine Trujillo into your TL if you were trying to avoid him but even the most venal Republica… https://t.co/eMDJRpMb0qAlexa, what is social class https://t.co/pUdbbMbnFO
10/7
2019
And now a word from our sponsor https://t.co/mP92ql49MvNope just the dismemberment of journalists, torture of dissidents, imprisonment of women’s rights activists... https://t.co/jyvWITYBWF @gregorg $27m pr budget weirdReuters hack gets a paid luxury vacay and KSA gets to bury the memory of Jamal Khashoggi https://t.co/7pkYwU31ndAfter Zuckerberg, another important endorsement for Warren https://t.co/WkvlfimNnrAccording to this eccentric bot there is not a single trait, good or bad, in which my tweets do not score higher th… https://t.co/4IyvXSWi9K
10/6
2019
@JamesFlint Off the internet! @iwhosee Topre RealforceWe owe it to the survivors of #Grenfell to make sure the conclusions of the report don’t get buried https://t.co/J0mb776swu @authoramish Not until September 2020. Publishing lead times are long!THREAD. One thing not to overlook in understanding the significance of the texts is that in addition to soliciting… https://t.co/EkXE02uMMA
Retweeted by Hari KunzruMaking trouble in the town https://t.co/yx4hVK5BKd @_iamalik Yes
10/5
2019
@monsieurharry Yes but it’s a secret @jo_rideout Yum @BackspinPromo I wish. The platform was proprietary. There is a text only version that I may be able to put back in… https://t.co/c8AmrbOTCrHere! https://t.co/R8Za2dL6tc https://t.co/7uLWBlhzn8 @marktwain876 That’s rightI wrote a book. https://t.co/ACWLkoFBnpStop your fooling around Better think of your future Time you straighten right out Else you’ll wind up in jail https://t.co/Y5QaOS5kCSTHIS JUST IN: Rudy Giuliani tells me he will be attending tomorrow night's Yankees playoff game in the Bronx with Alan Dershowitz.
Retweeted by Hari KunzruLegal proceedings for ‘sedition’ launched against 50 prominent Indian artists and intellectuals for writing an open… https://t.co/1nljoDMNyi
10/4
2019
BREAKING: Bill Taylor, top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, wrote that he thought it’s “crazy to withhold security assista… https://t.co/UkqyVLQvAH
Retweeted by Hari KunzruI think Kendra may not want Torsten to ritually rape the bridesmaids but then again who am I to judge https://t.co/x3vPGVCUuOThe Africa Center in Harlem - where we went to hear ⁦@MaazaMengiste⁩ talk tonight - is going to be amazing. Uzo Iw… https://t.co/Ikw3eY1f54
10/3
2019
"We're looking at near raw bribery." Interest groups, including a foreign govt, book and pay for huge blocks of roo… https://t.co/0OG7fAeFAB
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10/2
2019
Apart from the usual mix of chaos, cruelty and stupidity, the most chilling thing about this story is Miller’s purg… https://t.co/exCv1e6dD7In other news, my great great uncle is getting some recognition for his contributions to Indian civil society. Hap… https://t.co/aKBiLE36xvDoing edits on my novel and looking at the accounts of the top 25 TikTok users. I think I am now ready to move to a remote mountain hut.Battle lines being drawn. *Definitely* time to break up Facebook https://t.co/RYbJozxFnthttps://t.co/VE6K2VN68uThe Home Office is really determined to turn the UK into a backwater https://t.co/qluOe3whFHI mean, think of all the people who you could go on vacation with and you choose Seb Gorka. Banging on for the whol… https://t.co/OJ9dEZUHeUEven the most ridiculous of the clowns still seem to have status in Trumpworld https://t.co/4xzgTv8CGh
10/1
2019
Do I have to do this now when I publish a book? Or is this what people do when they like a book? Pls advise https://t.co/SGG5HESlrUYes that’s 100% normal procedure https://t.co/Y2KT4FYFuWJessica Leeds Kristin Anderson Jill Harth Cathy Heller Temple Taggart McDowell Karena Virginia Bridget Sullivan Ta… https://t.co/51j4cUudxa
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9/30
2019
Brexiters accidentally winning the referendum https://t.co/kaHxFNnv20
Retweeted by Hari KunzruOff with his head https://t.co/BByEYK8tlCThere is a kind of karmic hilarity to the fact that in order to protect Trump, his staff centralized the materials… https://t.co/nrqOy1AT2C
Retweeted by Hari Kunzru @ProfessorShaw @moorehn Yeah, dad. OK. I’m on it.
9/29
2019
If it’s a nightmare for us, imagine what it’s like for @BCDreyerAlso, poor use of the apostrophe from The Whistleblower https://t.co/u50JcALHA3I see Trump’ is doubling down on his trademark hyphenHere's how Glasgow Prestwick Airport has been quietly editing a section of its website aimed at foreign military cu… https://t.co/LQNHChFYb9
Retweeted by Hari KunzruKansas autofiction: I reviewed Ben Lerner's The Topeka School for @4_columns https://t.co/oD5rCRzPWn
Retweeted by Hari Kunzru @dizzylimit @helpmeskeletor Maybe, maybe not, but I’m intrigued that this picture was released. The impossibility o… https://t.co/qsRTOIn00wAnyone telling you the white power hand sign is a mistake and *anyone* could accidentally do it is a white supremac… https://t.co/h8ROrV3ULg
Retweeted by Hari KunzruJohnson spoke for free at Arcuri’s events. Keynote speaker in 2012 Milo. https://t.co/b5Ulf3VWGAChefs kiss emoji https://t.co/2hmBUzZzib
9/28
2019
So there has to be some insane collectors market for Aphex Twin promotional chocolate coins and I will be able to b… https://t.co/pyCxB09LPqIf there is a scrap of sanity left at the @nytimes, this piece by the genius @petridishes will kill the Hillbilly E… https://t.co/buTeZn53E4
Retweeted by Hari KunzruMike’s time in the barrel https://t.co/YshhPECH1z
9/27
2019

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