jacques monod and albert camus...two men who became greats in their respective fields postWWII...i must say I admire both but did not know of their friendship or of their participation in the resistance until just recently...a must read!! Brave Genius: How the Unlikely WWII Friendship of a Scientist & a Philosopher Shaped Modern Culture | Brain Pickings Reading, Book Worth, Brave Genius, Covers Design, Scientists, French Resistance, Dare Adventure, Albert Camus, Nobel Prizes
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