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This Happened—January 4: Albert Camus Dies

Novelist and philosopher Albert Camus dies in a car crash on this day in 1960.

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Camus Revisited, How The Stranger Speaks To Our Troubled Era

Albert Camus's iconic novel is a relevant today as it was when it first hit bookstores, in 1942.


PARIS — Popularity isn't the only indicator of a book's power. There's also the question of how well the work stands the test of time—its universal plasticity—and its ability not only to put readers in touch with human truths but to inspire them to interpret their own reality via personal experiences the author knew nothing about.

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