Milan Kundera: Author of “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” and Other Books

From a Washington Post obit by Harrison Smith headlined “Milan Kundera, author of ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being,’ dies at 94”:

Milan Kundera, a Czech-born writer who drew attention to the cultural and political oppression of Central Europe under Communist rule, penning darkly comic novels that mixed philosophical speculation about kitsch, critiques of totalitarianism and dreamlike scenes of laughing angels and passionless orgies, died July 11 at his home in Paris.

His death was confirmed by Anna Mrazova, a spokeswoman for the Moravian Library in his hometown of Brno, which holds his archive.