Today I heard from my daughter Rachel that she is reading a book about Primo Levi [Details why she came to write me about this maybe not relevant for you]
Those interested in this part of history as well in Chemistry may want to read the book[s]
She wrote me in Dutch: Primo levi is een overlevende van de kampen , de voornaamste verteller van het dagelijkse leven in de kampen. Het is een italiaanse jood. Heeft zijn leven later gericht op het navertellen.Dit is een indrukwekkende tekst van hem.
I never heard about him and looked it up i Wikipedia, very impressive as well as his book: The Periodic Table (1975), linked to qualities of the elements, which the Royal Institution named the best science book ever written.
Primo Michele Levi (Italian: [ˈpriːmo ˈlɛːvi]; 31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian chemist, partisan, writer, and Jewish Holocaust survivor. He was the author of several books, collections of short stories, essays, poems and one novel. His best-known works include If This Is a Man (1947, published as Survival in Auschwitz in the United States), his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland; and The Periodic Table (1975), linked to qualities of the elements, which the Royal Institution named the best science book ever written.