"In the works for sixteen years, The Complete Works of Primo Levi is the most ambitious literary translation of the twenty-first century. Primo Levi, the Italian-born chemist once described by Philip Roth as that "quicksilver little woodland creature enlivened by the forest's astute intelligence," has largely been considered a heroic figure in the annals of twentieth-century literature for If This Is a Man, his haunting account of Auschwitz. Yet Levi's body of work extends considerably beyond his experience as a survivor. Now, the transformation of Levi from Holocaust memoirist to one of the twentieth century's greatest writers culminates in this magisterial publication of The Complete Works of Primo Levi, which, twenty-eight years after his premature death in Turin, finally collects all of Levi's fourteen books--memoirs, essays, poetry, and fiction--into three slip-cased volumes, along with new translations, one revised by the original translator, and an introduction by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. The appearance of this historic publication will occasion a major reappraisal of "one of the most valuable writers of our time" (Alfred Kazin)" -- Provided by publisher.
Bastagli, Alessandra, translator.
Bastagli, Francesco, translator.
Ferrero, Ernesto, translator.
Galassi, Jonathan, translator.
Goldstein, Ann, 1949- editor, translator.
McPhee, Jenny, translator.
Moore, Michael, 1954 August 24- translator.
Morrison, Toni, writer of foreword.
Quirico, Monica, writer of postface.
Rich, Nathaniel, 1980- translator.
Scarpa, Domenico, writer of added commentary, compiler.
Shugaar, Antony, translator.
Weil, Bob, 1955- writer of postface.
Woolf, S. J. (Stuart Joseph), translator.