What is life? … The Periodic Table by Primo Levi

The Periodic Table (1975) by Primo Levi (1919-1987) is a collection of essays loosely tied together by the elements making up the periodic table of elements created by Dimitri Mendeleev in 1869. Of course, Levi does not use all the elements; there are 116 of them. He picks out ones that have some sort of… Continue reading What is life? … The Periodic Table by Primo Levi