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Pulp Friction: Lavie Tidhar's A Man Lies Dreaming

Review of Lavie Tidhar’s A Man Lies Dreaming (2015)

Is this book any good? It’s not often that I have to ask myself that question. 2,969 more words

Primo Levi on work and education

In his wonderful La chiave a stella (The Wrench) published in 1978, Primo Levi shares with us an exchange of stories told by Faussone, the itinerant Piedmontese rigger, and a narrator who, like Levi himself, is an industrial chemist at the point of becoming a full-time writer. 635 more words


But You Did Not Come Back by Marceline Loridan-Ivens

The European response to the ongoing Syrian migrant crisis has been, at times, devoid of compassion or humanity. There can never be a bad time to read… 344 more words


Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day

“Nations cannot be saved and must not be saved as an afterthought or from considerations of cost-benefit. Unless the moral fire burns within us, the lessons of the Holocaust will never be learned.” ~ Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel… 79 more words

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Son of Saul: Auschwitz in unrelenting close-up

In recent days I’ve made two journeys back into the dark heart of Auschwitz courtesy of a book and a film. But You Did Not Come Back… 2,028 more words

Ideas And Politics

Righting wrongs & reading writings

Now this story is not invented, and reality is always more complex than invention: less kempt, cruder, less rounded out. It rarely lies on one level.

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Se questo è un uomo - Primo Levi

Título: Se questo é un uomo (É isto um homem?)
Autor: Primo Levi
Páginas: 153
Editora: Einaudi
“… estas querem ser histórias do Lager, pois sobre o homem fora do Lager já há muita coisa escrita”
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