Translating The Plague During a Plague

Laura Marris on The Plague

The new episode of our coronavirus crisis podcast features Laura Marris, a poet and the translator of a new version of Albert Camus’ seminal novel The Plague, to be published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2021. We spoke with Laura about translating this book during a pandemic, what Camus’ book feels and reads like in our modern moment, and what we can learn from it.