Celebrating Kafka: 5 "Kafkaesque" Scenes in Pop Culture

Column by Emmanuel Nataf August 3, 2018
To celebrate Franz Kafka’s birthday (this past July), we did a rundown of five famous scenes in film and literature to see how “Kafkaesque” they really are.

The Story Behind Kafka's Insect Infestation

Column by Leah Dearborn
Part of the horror the story inspires is derived in the manner in which it unfolds, after all, with the reader discovering what has happened to Gregor along with the protagonist himself.

Three Books About... Transformation

Column by Cath Murphy
Three books about transformation. What can they tell us about change?
Bookshots: 'Forgiving the Angel: Four Stories for Franz Kafka' by Jay Cantor

Bookshots: 'Forgiving the Angel: Four Stories for Franz Kafka' by Jay Cantor

Review by Naturi Thomas-Millard
Calling all Kafka fans! A collection of stories about the legacy and the people the influential author left behind.
New Free Murakami Story Reverses Kafka's "The Metamorphosis"

New Free Murakami Story Reverses Kafka's "The Metamorphosis"

News by Dean Fetzer October 24, 2013
In anticipation of the new translation of 'Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage', The New Yorker has published a new story by the Japanese author.

A Literary Nerd in Prague

Column by Rob Hart August 27, 2013
From the Kafka Museum to the Sedlec Ossuary to its plethora of bookstores, Prague is a great destination for literary nerds.
Charmin Bear with The Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka Name-Dropped In A Toilet Paper Commercial

News by Christopher Shultz
If you're a fuzzy animated Charmin bear, you like your bathroom reading heady and strange.

The Blagger's Guide to Franz Kafka

Column by Cath Murphy August 7, 2013
No, Kafka is not famous because he turned into a beetle. Spare yourself social embarrassment and find out what makes Franz so special with this handy Blagger’s Guide.
Happy 130th birthday Kafka!

Kafka’s Letters Released as eBooks for his 130th Birthday

News by Dean Fetzer
In honor of Franz Kafka’s birthday, Schocken Press has re-released five of the author’s letters exclusively as eBooks.