Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz by Jan T. Gross
Reviewed by Ruth Franklin
The New Republic Online
"In spring 1945, not long after his liberation from Auschwitz, Primo Levi, traveling across southern Poland by train, got off in a small town to stretch his legs and immediately found himself at the center of a group of curious people, all speaking excitedly, and incomprehensibly, in Polish. 'Perhaps I was among the first dressed in "zebra" clothes to appear in that place,' he surmised, referring to the striped uniform of the death camp, in The Reawakening, his memoir of the journey home through the wreckage of Europe. Fortunately for Levi..." Read the entire New Republic Online review.