From The Voice of Memory: "Survival in itself proves nothing; as someone who has survived I do not feel in any way either a hero or a resister. I am at peace with myself because I have borne witness, because I kept my eyes and ears open so that I could tell the story of what I saw truthfully, with accuracy. . . . Even today, after so many years, I have preserved a visual and acoustic memory of my experiences there that I cannot explain. . . . For some reason that I cannot fathom, something anomalous happened to me, almost an unconscious preparation for the task of bearing witness."
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Edith Bruck’s 1976 portrait, “Jewish, up to a point,” offers a rare glimpse into Levi’s personal side, and the section entitled “Auschwitz and Survival” contains many superlative pieces, notably “A Self-Interview: Afterword to If This Is a Man.” Gems scattered throughout include Levi’s reflecti...| Read Full Review of The Voice of Memory: Intervie...