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Primo Levi on human nature and surviving Auschwitz

I had never heard the name Primo Levi before reading it in an essay by Ursula K. Le Guin. She described this person as ‘a writer who never spoke anything but the truth, who lived a year in Auschwitz, and knew about injustice.’ I was intrigued, but it wasn’t until I came across his name again a short time later in something Anne Lamott said, where, again, he was described as a wise soul and speaker of truth. 1,711 more words


See the past, improve the future

I recently walked through the bookstore nearest me and picked up a copy of every Verso book I could find. One of those books was Mike Davis’s  973 more words


a thought ~ fascism

#fascism #authoritarian #government #@thecrown #regime #ideology #corruption #resistance



The Boy in Striped Pyjamas--Book Review

Hey! I know I haven’t posted a book review for a very long period of time and so now I am back posting! It’s that, I have about ten books to read and I just finished reading one of the books–The Boy In Stripped Pyjamas by John Boyne… 668 more words

Reading at IONA: Art Sanctuary

June 28th, Wednesday Evening, at 5:00 PM, I will be reading from “Pavel’s Violin” at the IONA Summer festival of the arts in Sewanee. Copies of the book will be available. 970 more words


GUEST POST // The Holocaust Box by Paol Soren

I have a box on my desk. Here is where my father lived.

One year ago today I received a large box with all Papa’s papers in it. 1,925 more words