Primo Levi

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Ann Goldstein: 'I try to make it really clear that I am not Elena Ferrante'
The Italian author’s translator on how they work together, New York’s terrifying lockdown, and her favourite novelists

Alex Preston

12, Sep, 2020 @5:00 PM

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Top 10 eyewitness accounts of 20th-century history | Charles Emmerson
These stories of a tumultuous era bring to life its intimate passions and accidents as well as its overwhelming scale

Charles Emmerson

27, Nov, 2019 @12:08 PM

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Top 10 books about Europe
From Homer to Camus by way of Brecht, French author Laurent Gaudé picks the books that tell us something important about the continent today

Laurent Gaudé

09, Oct, 2019 @2:44 PM

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'One must find the strength to resist': Primo Levi's warning to history
The clarity and moral force of If This Is a Man’s witness to nazism’s crimes against humanity is as urgent as ever

Sam Jordison

23, Jul, 2019 @10:01 AM

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The Truce: how Primo Levi rediscovered humanity after Auschwitz
Shadows from the horrors told in If This Is a Man remain, but this book shows the author finding joy in ordinary life

Sam Jordison

16, Jul, 2019 @12:10 PM

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Primo Levi brings readers as close as prose can to the horror of Auschwitz
If This Is a Man’s vivid, precisely told story keeps us aware of all the individual tragedies occurring amid the mass barbarity of the camps

Sam Jordison

09, Jul, 2019 @12:30 PM

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Reading group: we're marking Primo Levi's centenary this month
The Italian author, who would have been 100 on 31 July, provides calm clarity in the face of the Holocaust in If This Is a Man and The Truce

Sam Jordison

02, Jul, 2019 @9:35 AM

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Dawkins sees off Darwin in vote for most influential science book
A public poll to mark 30 years of the Royal Society book prizes sees The Selfish Gene declared the most significant – with women authors left on the margins

Claire Armitstead

20, Jul, 2017 @1:04 PM

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Primo Levi’s If This is a Man at 70
Ahead of a public reading, Philippe Sands explores the lessons of Levi’s humanity-filled holocaust memoir

Philippe Sands

22, Apr, 2017 @9:59 AM

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Jenny Stolzenberg obituary
Other lives: teacher, psychotherapist and widely exhibited ceramicist

Julian Stolzenberg

13, Sep, 2016 @11:56 AM

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Elie Wiesel obituary
Nobel prizewinner, political campaigner and author whose powerful 1960 book Night told of his experiences in Auschwitz and Buchenwald

Eric Homberger

03, Jul, 2016 @5:59 PM

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How temptation got the better of Primo Levi’s father | Letters
Letters: The pork war in France reminds me of the great humanist Primo Levi writing of his father, a Jew in 1930s Italy


14, Oct, 2015 @6:29 PM

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