Sunday, November 19, 2017

Writers on [Writing]: Elie Wiesel

When Kafka...spoke of his wish to see his tales turned into prayers, he was more than likely thinking of Rabbi Nahman. Only he did the reverse: He transformed his prayers into tales. Was Rabbi Nahman then Kafka's teacher? Perhaps, but surely he is mine.  

Ellie Wiesel, 'A Sacred Magic Can Elevate the Secular Storyteller'