"Unhappy is the land that needs a hero."
-- Bertolt Brecht
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Primo Levi (July 31, 1919)
The importance of eyewitness documentation of the Jewish experiences of all the nightmares of the Holocaust becomes more important as time passes. Levi wrote some of the most unbearable and effective of these documents, testimony to his own experiences, and equally of literary value.