The Periodic Table
This collection of 21 short stories is a powerful response to the Holocaust. Told through the lens of a Jewish-Italian chemist, each story is named after a different chemical element, and is written in eloquent and stunning prose. Revealing the author's experiences before, during, and after Auschwitz, this book is considered to be a literary masterpiece and was named the best science book ever by the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
First Published in 1975