Posted on 12/28/2018 at 03:02 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.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Obituary, The Guardian

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