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Primo Levi

PRIMO LEVI was born in Turin in 1919 to an Italian-Jewish family. Arrested as a member of the anti-Fascist resistance, he was deported to Auschwitz in 1944. After the war, Levi resumed his careers as a chemist and a writer in Turin until his untimely death in 1986.

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The Drowned and the Saved
Written by Primo Levi
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 1989
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-72186-4 (0-679-72186-X)

Levi wrote of the moral collapse that occurred in Auschwitz and the fallibility of human memory that allows such atrocities to recur. Levi's last book published before his death in 1987. Read more






The Mirror Maker
Written by Primo Levi
Schocken | Trade Paperback | September 1990
$15.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-0989-1 (0-8052-0989-1)

With the publication of The Periodic Tableon 1984, Primo Levi became one of America’s most beloved writers. This new collection of his stories and essays reveals the full imaginative range of this great Italian writer. Most of the stories are science fiction and fantasy, combining Levi’s love for science with his... Read more






The Periodic Table
Written by Primo Levi
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1996
$22.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-44463-3 (0-679-44463-7)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

The Periodic Table is largely a memoir of the years before and after Primo Levi’s transportation from his native Italy to Auschwitz as an anti-Facist partisan and a Jew.

It recounts, in clear, precise, unfailingly beautiful prose, the story of the Piedmontese Jewish community from which Levi came... Read more






The Periodic Table
Written by Primo Levi
Schocken | Trade Paperback | April 1995
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1041-5 (0-8052-1041-5)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

The Periodic Table is largely a memoir of the years before and after Primo Levi’s transportation from his native Italy to Auschwitz as an anti-Facist partisan and a Jew.

It recounts, in clear, precise, unfailingly beautiful prose, the story of the Piedmontese Jewish community from which Levi came... Read more





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