The Boiling Point

INFLUENCE:   Oz’s 40 books, including his memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness, have been translated into 45 languages, the most among any Israeli author. 
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Amos Oz, father of Israeli fiction, dies at 79

March 1, 2019

“When I was little, my ambition was to grow up to be a book. Not a writer,” Amos Oz wrote in A Tale of Love and Darkness. “People can be killed...