Albert Camus

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Where's the air bridge to San Serriffe? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Protective bubbles | Pandemic literature | Sculptural distancing | Johnson’s gestures | Visiting San Serriffe


05, Jul, 2020 @4:04 PM

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Look, don't touch: what great literature can teach us about love with no contact
With our increased physical distance from each other, novels about forbidden touch and longing are more seductive than ever

Joanna Briscoe

22, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Building a better world through mutual aid | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Rebecca Solnit’s long read on the spirit of solidarity and cooperation that has arisen from the coronavirus crisis


17, May, 2020 @5:04 PM

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The Guardian view on lockdown reading: more than escapism | Editorial
Editorial:It’s no surprise that people read a lot when stuck at home. But novels are more than a way to kill time


19, Apr, 2020 @5:25 PM

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We need to be physically distant, but we need to share our collective pain | Tim Costello
The wave of illness and death brought on by coronavirus is only beginning. How do we prepare for the sadness that will be thrust upon us?

Tim Costello

29, Mar, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Albert Camus novel The Plague leads surge of pestilence fiction
Author’s daughter explains 1947’s book’s renewed appeal during coronavirus lockdown

Kim Willsher in Charny-Orée-de-Puisaye

28, Mar, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Got 150 hours? Great audiobooks to listen to on lockdown
From Ian McKellen reading Homer to Bill Bryson on the body, these audiobooks can expand your horizons, even when you can’t go out

Steven Poole

25, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Publishers report sales boom in novels about fictional epidemics
Camus’ The Plague and Dean Koontz’s prescient The Eyes of Darkness enter bestsellers lists

Alison Flood

05, Mar, 2020 @7:06 PM

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Wartime Albert Camus letter lays bare his Vichy-era anguish
Letter found in Gen Charles de Gaulle’s archives written when France was under Nazi control

Kim Willsher in Paris

03, Jan, 2020 @6:45 PM

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New book claims Albert Camus was murdered by the KGB
Study expands on archive finds revealed in 2011, and suggests that the French state may have abetted the 1960 car crash that killed him

Alison Flood

05, Dec, 2019 @3:08 PM

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Top 10 books about Europe
From Homer to Camus by way of Brecht, French author Laurent Gaudé picks the books that tell us something important about the continent today

Laurent Gaudé

09, Oct, 2019 @2:44 PM

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Top 10 evil narrators
Lolita, A Clockwork Orange, American Psycho ... many of these books were originally condemned as immoral for humanising the evil at their heart

Leo Benedictus

27, Mar, 2019 @8:15 AM

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