Dita Kraus

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About the Author

Dita Kraus is a Holocaust survivor and the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz. As a young girl, she was entrusted with books that Auschwitz prisoners had managed to smuggle into the camp, as recounted in her memoir A Delayed Life. Dita now lives in Israel, where she paints flowers and enjoys the company of her son, her four grandchildren, and her four great-grandchildren.