This Day in Jewish History 1919: Primo Levi, Enigmatic Survivor of Auschwitz, Is Born

Escaping death by a hair time and again, Primo Levi became a major writer about WWII, but wound up killing himself, it seems.

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July 31, 1919, is the birthdate of Primo Levi, the Auschwitz survivor who defined himself professionally as a chemist, but who wrote some of the most admired fiction and non-fiction of the post-World War II...