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Die Vernandlung

We are all familiar with the iconic absurdist story of Gregor Samsa who wakes one day to discover that he has turned into an insect. In the remainder of the tale, Kafka describes how Samsa’s transformation impacts his family. During … Continue reading

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Free Haruki Murakami

In a dramatic reversal of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis , Haruki Murakami has turned the fabulous tale on its head with his new short story titled “Samsa in Love”. You can read it for free over at the New Yorker. And, … Continue reading

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Not Lemony Snicket

I was introduced to the magical world of Franz Kafka in my early teens, but New York City-based author Matthue Roth has pushed the envelope by adapting Kafka for children of all ages. My First Kafka: Runaways, Rodents, and Giant … Continue reading

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