Posted on June 3, 2024 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Catch up quick with the bookish news of the past few days ... or take a deeper dive into each story. Your choice!

  • A letter written by author Franz Kafka during a time of bad health and creative block is going up for auction this month (The Guardian). 

  • Handing a banned book to the superintendent who thought he'd be shaking her hand is far from the first act of freedom-to-read activism from one Idaho teenager (Book Riot).

  • Israeli writer Yael Dayan, known for novels like New Face in the Mirror and Death Has Two Sons as well as nonfiction like Israel Journal and My Father, His Daughter, has died at age eighty-five (The New York Times).

Categories: Today in Books

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