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Which Version of THE PLAGUE Is More Relevant to COVID-19?

Camus's THE PLAGUE and Kevin Chong's retelling touch on grimly familiar aspects of a pandemic--here's how each book resonates with our current reality.

Mahfouz’s Lost Story Collection and 4 More Posthumous Gems

An Egyptian journalist was researching a new book about Naguib Mahfouz when he made a discovery: fifty handwritten stories and a note to "publish in 1994."

Just How Absurd is Yayoi Kusama?

On the absurdity of the artist Yayoi Kusama, and how it compares to Camus' thinking.

Happy Birthday, Albert Camus

Today is the birthday of Nobel Prize-winning French author Albert Camus (he died in 1960, so don’t go try to ...