Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

There Is A Simple Answer For Everything And It Is Inevitably Wrong

Not long ago, I received a message on twitter from an acquaintance of mine who gave himself a particularly ironic nickname.  He commented that my discussion on the deeper meaning of the Book Of Job [1] was pointless because the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Tranquil Star

A Tranquil Star:  Unpublished Stories, by Primo Levi, translated by Ann Goldstein and Alessandra Bastagli When a noted author dies, one of the common responses of the publishing community to this is to combine the author’s unpublished stories or poems … Continue reading

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Book Review: Collected Poems

Collected Poems, by Primo Levi, translated by Ruth Feldman and Brian Swann This is a collection of poetry that is both dark and beautiful, spanning from the mid-40’s just after the poet was released from the German concentration camps where … Continue reading

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