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'The Stranger' on Bush's Summer Reading List

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'The Stranger' on Bush's Summer Reading List

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'The Stranger' on Bush's Summer Reading List

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Albert Camus' existential novel The Stranger is on President Bush's summer reading list.

Jim Asher, chair of the English department at Pasadena High School in Southern California, talks with Madeleine Brand about why the book might be on the busy president's agenda.

The classic novel is on the summer reading list at his high school, too.