This Day in Jewish History 1928: A Great Writer Who Refused to Publish for Decades Dies

'Write one must. What one needn't do is publish,' Italo Svevo felt, until urged to try again by James Joyce.

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On September 13, 1928, the Italian writer Italo Svevo died, several days after being injured in a car accident in Motta di Livenza, near his native Trieste. He was 68.