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Looking at Albert Camus’s “The Plague”

In 1948, Stephen Spender wrote for the Book Review about Albert Camus’s “The Plague,” a novel about an epidemic spreading across the French Algerian city of Oran. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-15 18:03:35 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on lockdown reading: more than escapism | Editorial

It’s no surprise that people read a lot when stuck at home. But novels are more than a way to kill timeIt’s no surprise that keen readers have looked to books for historical analogues or literary insights into the coronavirus outbreak. Sales of the English translation of Albert Camus’s 1947... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-19 17:25:44 UTC ]
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Pandemic highlights the staying power of two 20th-century masterpieces

Albert Camus’s “The Plague” and J.M. Coetzee’s “Disgrace” deliver variations on a timely theme. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-13 09:24:29 UTC ]
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A new book suggests Albert Camus was assassinated, but is speculation a good idea?

For almost a decade now, Italian author and academic Giovanni Catelli has been researching and writing about the untimely death of Albert Camus, the French author who died in 1960, at age 46, when a car driven by his publisher swerved off-road and crashed into a tree. Camus’ death was certainly... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 17:20:17 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers for April: World Book Day Promos, Liu Cixin, and Camus

Marketing for World Book Day boosted titles we find on April's China bestseller lists. And Albert Camus' 1942 'L'Étranger' charts for the first time. The post China Bestsellers for April: World Book Day Promos, Liu Cixin, and Camus appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-05 05:30:57 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2015: Gallimard

Gallimard has been home to many of the most prestigious writers in French literature throughout the 20th century, including Marcel Proust, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and 2008 Nobel laureate Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: Gallimard

Gallimard has been home to many of the most prestigious writers in French literature throughout the 20th century, including Marcel Proust, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and 2008 Nobel laureate Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta to receive LBF Lifetime Achievement Award

Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 09:44 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair. Mehta has published authors including Thomas Mann, Willa Cather, Albert Camus, John Updike, Toni... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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