Posted on 10/08/2020 at 10:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Ruth Klüger, acclaimed German literary academic and author of a bestselling Holocaust memoir, has died.
She passed away Wednesday at age eighty-eight, according to dw.com.
Klüger, born to a Jewish family in Vienna in 1931, was interned at Theresienstadt and later Auschwitz, experiences that she described in Still Alive.
You can read more about her remarkable life and her criticism of Holocaust remembrance culture in her obituary.
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