Posted on December 28, 2018 at 3:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The Israeli novelist Amos Oz has died of cancer, his daughter confirmed on Twitter today. He was seventy-nine.
Oz, who published nineteen works of fiction and nonfiction, was best known for novels including Black Box, In the Land of Israel, and A Tale of Love and Darkness, which was adapted into a movie by Natalie Portman.
According to the Guardian, he was also among the first public figures to support the two-state solution to resolve the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Read his full obituaries in the Guardian, on NPR, and in the New York Times.
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