Day: November 16, 2002

The Short Happy Death of Albert Camus

Albert Camus
1956 portrait of French writer Albert Camus. (AP Photo)

“I know nothing more stupid than to die in an automobile accident.”–Albert Camus

The last thing in the world Albert Camus wanted was to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. “I’m castrated,” the mortified Algerian-born French writer complained upon hearing that … Read the rest