‘The Plague’ by Albert Camus: A novel for our times

The World

French writer Albert Camus wrote "La Peste" in 1947. Now, 73 years later and in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Camus' novel about a disease outbreak in the French Algerian city of Oran is flying off the shelfs. Host Marco Werman speaks to Robert Zaretsky, a professor of history at Honors College, University of Houston.

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