The Empty Chair Podcast Episode 4: Reading The Plague
27 May 2021
In the fourth episode of The Empty Chair, PEN SA board member Bongani Kona and writer, teacher and researcher Hedley Twidle revisit The Plague by Albert Camus (translated into English from the original French, La Peste). They discuss the novel’s contemporary resonance and what illness does to one’s experience of the world. This episode pays tribute to Osman Kavala, a publisher, civil rights activist and philanthropist detained in Turkey.