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BMJ book recommendations

After keeping up the book reviews for a while, I decided to look around for what books others are recommending for doctors. The first port of call is the BMJ which runs a series called… 272 more words

Atul Gawande

La chiave a stella - Primo Levi

Escono tesori dimenticati durante il lavoro di tengo-regalo; doppiamente dimenticati perché sepolti in qualche mensola di difficile accesso e perchè letti grossomodo nel paleolitico superiore. … 339 more words

Stefania Lazzia

το κείμενο της εκδήλωσης για τον Πρίμο Λέβι στην Σκάλα Λακωνίας

Αυτό εδώ είναι το κείμενο της εισήγησης στην εκδήλωση που οργανώσαμε στην Σκάλα Λακωνίας τον περασμένο Ιούλιο, με θέμα το πρώτο βιβλίο του επιζώντα του ολοκαυτώματος …


The Periodic Table

I began the day as a traffic director. There had very recently been an accident along the A337 further along the road to Lymington. I wandered out to see what was causing the tailback past our house, and the number of vehicles turning round and going back the way they had come. 520 more words


In an earlier post I talked about the inspirations in The Hidden Bend, citing Primo Levi: “It was my fortune to be deported to Auschwitz…” because, he says, in the camp he learned more about himself and humanity in all its forms. 268 more words

Author's Notes

Teaser Tuesday - 'Other People's Trades'

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! All you have to do is grab the book you’re currently reading, open to a random page and share two sentences from that page. 174 more words


Primo Levi: Chemistry and the Holocaust

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