Kafka's Last Love: The Mystery of Dora Diamant by Kathi Diamant book covers in various countries

About the Author

Kathi Diamant is an award-winning broadcaster, author, and adjunct professor at San Diego State University. The founder/director of the Kafka Project at SDSU since 1998, Kathi has led the official search for a lost literary treasure, the missing papers of Franz Kafka, stolen by the Gestapo in 1933. Ms. Diamant's first book, Kafka's Last Love: The Mystery of Dora Diamant, is the result of two decades of in-depth immersion research into the unknown life of the remarkable Eastern European woman at the side of the literary genius Franz Kafka at his death.

Published in the United States and United Kingdom in 2003, the book has been internationally and critically acclaimed for the author's original research and illuminating revelations into both Dora and Kafka's lives. The Sunday Herald (Scotland) named Kafka's Last Love one of the "Best Biographies of the Year." Kathi Diamant received the Theodor Geisel Award, "The Best of the Best" at the San Diego Book Awards on May 23, 2004. The paperback editions were published in late summer (Basic Books, Sept 6, 2004; Vintage, August 5, 2004). Kafka’s Last Love has been published in translation in Spain, France, Brazil, Russia, China, Germany, Turkey, Albania, and Iran.

For more information, visit kathidiamant.com.