Walking Books

I’ve been reading The Librarian of Auschwitz and seem to be taking a lot of inspiration from the book. Antonio Iturbe has written some wonderful lines (that have been beautifully translated by Lilit Zekulin Thwaites) and here is another nugget of wisdom from the book. The protagonist, Dita Klaus, asks one of the teachers of [...]

Bravery

I’ve been reading The Librarian of Auschwitz and came across this thought-provoking extract. The protagonist, Dita Kraus, is told that if she is to become the Librarian, she will have to be very brave: "Brave people are not the ones who aren’t afraid. Those are reckless people who ignore the risk; they put themselves and [...]