The Man Behind “The Stranger”

CHESTERTOWN – On Nov. 14, Alice Kaplan, a translator and author, will be at Washington College to speak about her book “Longing for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Class,” where she details the story of Camus’ achievement: how he published a novel in his twenties that still grips readers 70 years later.
The talk will be located in Hynson Lounge at 4 p.m. After, there will be a book sale and signing. It is free and open to the public.
Kaplan is the John M. Musser Professor of French and chair of the Department of French at Yale University. She has authored several books, translations, and academic articles. Her book, “The Collaborator,” won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Award in History and was a finalist for the National Book Award and National Book Critic’s Circle awards.

Alice Kaplan
Alice Kaplan will be on campus Nov. 14 to discuss her book about Albert Camus

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