Literary Birthday – 17 July – Shmuel Agnon

Three Quotes

  1. People’s talk and the stories they tell have been engraved on my heart, and some of them have flown into my pen.
  2. Sometimes small things lead to great joys.
  3. I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.

Shmuel Agnon was a Nobel Prize laureate who was one of the central figures of modern Hebrew fiction. In English, his works are published under the name S. Y. Agnon.

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by Amanda Patterson