The concept of The Periodic Table by Primo Levi is ingenious.
A professional chemist, Levi has named his each of the book’s 21 short stories after elements of the periodic table. 108 more words
Im vergangenen Jahr, das ich in Italien verbracht habe, wurde ich einige Male von deutschsprachigen Bekannten gefragt, welche Werke der italienischen Literatur ich zur Lektüre empfehlen würde. 1,982 more words
On the 31st of July 1919, the Italian Jewish chemist and writer Primo Levi was born in Turin, Italy. A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp, he emerged after the war as one of the most incisive and candid intellects among those writers who had experienced the Holocaust. 817 more words